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Nova Scotia Social Media Defamation Suit Dismissed

A defamation suit filed by two former chiefs against two former firefighters for comments anonymously posted on-line has been dismissed. Former Halifax Fire Chief Bill Mosher and former Deputy Chief Stephen Thurber filed suit against former firefighters Blair Cromwell and ...

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Boston Chief Resigns

Boston Fire Chief Steve E. Abraira who last week threatened to sue 13 of his deputy chiefs, has opted to resign. Chief Abraira tendered his resignation today effective Friday, June 7, 2013. Last Friday the chief’s threat to sue was ...

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Washington Firefighters Victorious In Retaliation Suit

Seven firefighters from Pullman, Washington have been awarded $1 million in damages in a mind-boggling case worthy of a novel, if not a movie. The case included allegations of a workplace affair, vindictive retaliation, sexual harassment, an officer asking subordinates ...

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SC and MA YCMTSU Cases

Two employment related cases on the East Coast are in the headlines, and while we don’t have much in the way of details on either one they certainly appear to be YCMTSU cases worth following. In Simpsonville, South Carolina, the ...

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Attack Ads Lead to Defamation Suit in Oklahoma

An Oklahoma fire chief who opted to retire in the face of relentless personal attacks by a self-appointed public interest group has filed a defamation action against the men he believes are responsible. Fire Chief Dale Parrish retired last summer ...

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