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Appeals Court Rules for Houston Firefighters in Collective Bargaining Case

In a 34-page opinion, the 14th Court affirmed a lower court ruling won by Houston firefighters.

Jury Awards $2.4M to Former Kansas Firefighter in Discrimination Case

Black firefighters were frequently moved into one fire station, often passed over for promotions and were not actively recruited to work for a department serving a racially diverse city.

Black Firefighters Testify About Race Issues in Kansas City Fire Department

The trial is testing competing evidence and conflicting testimony between Harris and Unified Government officials.

Rigs, Records, and Risks: Managing Fire Department Inspection Info

May 20: What legal considerations should fire departments be concerned with when it comes to maintaining records of inspections related to apparatus, inventory, controlled substances, and so forth?

Female Firefighters Fight Discrimination with Lawsuits

Lawsuits tend to be the only recourse for female firefighters to fight discrimination, harassment, and hostility.

San Francisco Assistant Fire Chief Considers Discrimination, Harassment Lawsuit

Assistant chief claims she was discriminated against and harassed after blowing the whistle on instances of cheating, racism and safety violations.

Connecticut Fire PIO Arrested for Unauthorized Photos

Frischling is accused of posting pictures of motor vehicle accident victims on social media.

Workman’s Compensation Claim Denied in New York Line of Duty Death

James' claim was denied citing a preexisting condition for the torn heart valve.

FDNY Prevents Cuts to Safety Bill Based on Harlem LODD

The apparent changes also drew heat from the Uniformed Firefighters Association and the widow of FDNY Lt. Michael Davidson.

Indiana City Seeks to Terminate Firefighter in Noose Controversy

Noose and sexually explicit drawings found in fire station office.


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