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Ex-Aramark Executive Assigned to Phillies Gets Sex Bias Trial

Jan. 26, 2022, 5:14 PM

Aramark Campus LLC must face trial on claims by a female former financial executive who worked at the Philadelphia Phillies’ ballpark alleging it bowed to pressure from the team and fired her because of her sex, a federal court in Pennsylvania said.

Michelle Gates started working in 1990 for Aramark, the food and facility management provider. In 2016, she became a district controller based at Citizens Bank Park and assigned to prepare financial reports for the Phillies. She was fired in October 2017 after successfully completing a performance improvement plan.

A male employee took over Gates’ duties.

She brought sex ...

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