Tag Archives: chiefs under attack

Florida Chief Alleges Wide-Ranging Conspiracy To Fire Him

A Florida fire chief who was fired last year is alleging that elected officials, firefighter union members, and others engaged in a wide-ranging plot to destroy his ability to lead the department. Former Naples Fire Chief Steve McInerny filed both a civil claim and a lawsuit...

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Des Moines Fire Chief Under Attack

Chiefs under attack. Its an ongoing phenomenon in the fire service, usually rationalized by firefighters based upon on local specifics that go something like this: “Our chief is an imbecile (or insert your own term of endearment…. I’ll use imbecile). He did…..and….. and …. and ….. . Only a special kind of imbecile would do… and… and …. and …..”

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Discipline Meted Out in Cleveland Urinal Case

I am not sure how we missed this infamous YCMTSU headline last month but discipline was finally meted out in the Cleveland urinal case from last summer. The incident occurred on August 16, 2013, two days after Cleveland Fire Chief ...

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Union Accuses Fire Chief of Harassment and Retaliation

A California firefighters’ union has filed a tort claim against a city, its fire chief, the city manager, the mayor and city councilmembers following what they allege has been “ongoing retaliation, harassment, and discrimination” by the fire chief. The Downey ...

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Dennis Rubin Now 12-0

The city of Atlanta has released a press release proclaiming victory in the case Russell Martin, et al. vs. City of Atlanta and Dennis Rubin. The press release issued today reports that a federal court jury ruled in favor of ...

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