Armani Accused Of Retaliating Against Bias Whistleblower
Law360, New York (July 13, 2015, 5:02 PM EDT) -- Giorgio Armani Corp. was hit with a discrimination suit Friday in New York federal court by a former sales associate who alleges a manager violated the New York Human Rights Act by firing her after she alleged the store discriminated against African-American and Hispanic customers.
Norma Moreno said the company failed to address her complaints that general manager Barbara Camozzi had discriminated against minority employees and customers. She also said her termination from Armani in December was attributed to poor performance while it in fact resulted from discrimination because she's Hispanic.
"Plaintiff Moreno believes and avers that the defendant's articulated reason...
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