Tag Archives: concerted activities

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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NJ Medic Loses Facebook Discipline Claim

A paramedic for Monmouth-Ocean Hospital Service Corp. (MONOC) has lost a federal court lawsuit that alleged her employer illegally accessed and used a Facebook post to discipline her. Deborah Ehling worked for MONOC since 2004. In June, 2009, in the ...

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Union Free Speech and Insubordination

Today’s burning question involves the right of an IAFF firefighter to speak his mind at a union meeting… and whether he can later be bullied by a ranking officer over what he said. Today’s Burning Question: At a union meeting, ...

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