Gay Worker Told Getting Fired Was God's Will, Suit Says

Law360, New York (January 22, 2013, 12:00 AM EST) -- A former human resources director for the owner of several Ashley Furniture HomeStore locations has accused the owner of employment discrimination in New Jersey federal court, saying she was fired for being gay and that her supervisor said the termination had been handed down by God.

Isabel Perez filed suit Jan. 17 against Factory Direct of Secaucus LLC, an owner-operator of seven Ashley locations in New York and New Jersey. The complaint says that just two weeks after Perez started her position at Factory Direct, her...
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