Providence Lieutenant Sues for Sexual Harassment

A rescue lieutenant from Providence has filed a 19 page lawsuit against the city of Providence and Providence Firefighters, IAFF Local 799 alleging sexual harassment and discrimination.

Here is a copy of the suit. Franchina v Providence

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Providence firefighter files lawsuit

 

About Curt Varone

Curt Varone has over 40 years of fire service experience and 30 as a practicing attorney licensed in both Rhode Island and Maine. His background includes 29 years as a career firefighter in Providence (retiring as a Deputy Assistant Chief), as well as volunteer and paid on call experience. He is the author of two books: Legal Considerations for Fire and Emergency Services, (2006, 2nd ed. 2011, 3rd ed. 2014) and Fire Officer's Legal Handbook (2007), and is a contributing editor for Firehouse Magazine writing the Fire Law column.
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