Big 5 Manager Had To Quit After Gun Sale, Suit Says

Law360, New York (February 9, 2017, 7:59 PM EST) -- Big 5 Corp. violated California labor laws by admonishing a store manager for refusing to sell a shotgun to an erratic, aggressive customer, then giving her no choice but to quit after upper management let the sale go through, according to a recent state court suit.

Former store manager Delilah Rios had worked at the sporting goods retailer in various positions beginning in 2005 and, because she feared for her safety, was forced to resign after several incidents with the customer in the store, according to her suit filed Monday in Los Angeles County Superior Court.

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