Friday, April 23, 2010

Gucci salesman says he was discriminated against by gay manager: suit

"A salesman at Gucci's Fifth Ave. flagship claims he was cast aside like last year's clutch when he rebuffed a touchy-feely gay manager. Adolfo Mendez, who says he was a top seller for the luxury goods giant, has filed a $5 million suit claiming he was discriminated against because he's straight," reports NY Daily News. "The married man says the trouble started when Michael Daly took over as manager and started getting up close and personal. Daly crept up behind Mendez and gave him an unwelcome massage, from his shoulders to his rear end, according to papers filed Thursday in Manhattan Federal Court." READ MORE