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Old Navy, The Gap Hit With Gay Bias, Hostile Workplace Suit (1)

Jan. 28, 2019, 8:12 PMUpdated: Jan. 29, 2019, 12:25 AM

A former Old Navy general manager has lodged accusations of sexual orientation discrimination and gender stereotyping against the company and its parent, The Gap Inc.

Felix Rivera was working as a district loyalty expert at a high-volume Holyoke, Mass., Old Navy store during the course of the alleged discrimination, according to his complaint filed Jan. 28 in the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts.

Rivera alleges had “a good working relationship” with his manager until his manager discovered Rivera was gay and in a homosexual partnership. From then on, the manager avoided Rivera, broke off one-on-one calls and ...