Tag Archives: Chicago Fire Department

Wrongful Death Suit Filed in Chicago LODD

The family of a Chicago firefighter killed on December 14, 2015 has filed suit against the owners of the warehouse where he died. Daniel Capuano, 42, a 16 year veteran, died when he fell down an open elevator shaft in the vacant building.

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Chicago Prevails in Sexual Harassment Suit

The sexual harassment lawsuit against the City of Chicago highlighted last week in a blog post has been dismissed. On Monday, US District Court Judge George M. Marovich dismissed the complaint brought by a former payroll auditor, Deidre Green, who claimed that former Fire Commissioner John Brooks pursued her sexually and then targeted her for a layoff

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Chicago Fire Faces Sexual Harassment Suit

The Chicago Fire Department is facing a sexual harassment suit that goes right to the top of the organization: former fire commissioner John Brooks. Former payroll auditor Deidre Green claims Commissioner Brooks pursued her sexually and then targeted her for a layoff when she refused his advances.

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Another Gender Discrimination Suit For Chicago Fire

Twenty African-American female applicants to the Chicago Fire Department who are already plaintiffs in two other discrimination suits against the city, have filed yet a third suit against the city, this time challenging a physical abilities test that was used ...

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