Target: John G. Stumpf, President of Wells Fargo Bank
Goal: Rehire and compensate Yovany Gonzalez, who was fired because his daughter’s medical expenses were high due to her cancer
In 2010, a man was fired from his job at the Wells Fargo Bank in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. Yovany Gonzalez believed that he was fired because his daughter’s medical expenses were very high due to her cancer. Gonzalez’s daughter, Mackenzie, was diagnosed with cancer in late 2008. Naturally, this meant that she needed a great deal of medical attention, thus her medical expenses went up. Gonzalez’s job gave him insurance which covered the medical attention, but it seemed that these expenses became too much for Wells Fargo.
Yovany was told that he was fired for “’falsifying his time records”, yet he claims this is a false accusation. Occasionally, Gonzalez had to come in to work late or leave early due to his daughter’s illness. He told his branch manager why he was missing hours, and she assured him that everything was alright. She then input Gonzalez’s hours for him to the best of her recollection. She was kind enough to understand that Mackenzie’s cancer was taking a toll on the entire family, and she cut Yovany a break. Gonzalez was fired 3 days before his daughter’s surgery to remove a tumor, which was then cancelled due to inadequate insurance coverage. Mackenzie passed away only a few months later. Gonzalez is now suing Wells Fargo for over $15,000. Demand that he get his job back and get the payment that the company owes him.
Dear, John G. Stumpf,
In 2010, a man was fired from your company in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. He believes that he was fired due to his daughter’s medical costs. Yovany Gonzxalez’s daughter, Mackenzie, was diagnosed with cancer in 2008. After this, her medical expenses went up, but they were all covered by insurance. Gonzalez believes that the costs became too much for Wells Fargo, and they fired him over his daughter’s cancer.
While the company told him that he was being fired due to “falsifying time sheets” he believed this was a false accusation. Apparently, he told his branch manager why he was leaving work early sometimes, in order to take his daughter to the doctor, and she assured him that everything was okay. She then input his hours for him to the best of her knowledge. Thus, his time sheets were not falsified, and if anything was incorrect, it was not Gonzalez’s fault. His daughter was scheduled for surgery to remove her tumor 3 days after Gonzalez got fired, but it had to be cancelled due to lack of insurance. Mackenzie died in March of 2011. He is now suing Wells Fargo for over $15,000 dollars. As president of this company, you must assure that he gets proper compensation, an apology, and if he desires, his job back.
[Your Name Here]