Podcast 26: $3.8 Million Verdict Against Tucson under Nursing Mothers Act – FLSA

In this episode, Curt and Tucson attorney Jeff Jacobson discuss the case of Tucson Firefighter-Paramedic Carrie Clark. On April 12, 2019 a federal court jury awarded Clark $3.8 million for gender discrimination, retaliation, violations of the Nursing Mothers Act (which is a part of the Fair Labor Standards Act), and FLSA retaliation. Jeff was Clark’s attorney.

Here is earlier coverage on the lawsuit.

Here is earlier coverage of the verdict.

Here is additional information of the Nursing Mothers Act:

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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