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Connecticut Suit Over Merit Promotional Testing to Proceed

A lawsuit brought by four Stamford, Connecticut firefighters challenging changes to the city’s promotional process, will proceed over the objection of the city. Lieutenants Kevin Dingle and Bruce Wagoner, along with firefighters Robert Pickering and Brian Whitbread filed suit last year naming the city of Stamford and several city administrators as defendants.

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Philly Captain Alleges Reverse Discrimination

A white fire captain has filed suit against the city of Philadelphia claiming reverse discrimination. Fire Captain Lawrence Boyle, a 19 year veteran, took the civil service examination for battalion chief and despite never being provided with the results was ...

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