Tag Archives: East Greenwich Fire Department

RI Town Reinstates Lieutenant Fired at Height of Labor Dispute

A Rhode Island fire lieutenant who was terminated last year during a contentious battle between town officials and firefighters, has been reinstated as part of the settlement of a number of outstanding legal issues. The Town of East Greenwich agreed to reinstate Lieutenant Robert Warner. Lt. Warner was terminated for insubordination and conduct unbecoming.

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RI Union President Sues Town

Another lawsuit has been filed in the ongoing battle between the firefighters and the town administration in East Greenwich, Rhode Island. IAFF Local 3328 union president William Perry filed suit against the town, Town Council President Sue Cieniki, Town Manager Gail Corrigan, and Finance Director Linda Dykeman alleging violations of the Rhode Island Civil Rights Act and the Rhode Island Fair Employment Practices Act.

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RI Firefighter Sues Council President and Town Over Outrageous Remarks

A firefighter who the town council president called a “sociopath” and threatened to “cut off his balls and feed them to his god-damn dog” is now suiting the town and the council president. David Gorman filed suit against East Greenwich and Council President Sue Cienki for defamation, invasion of privacy/false light, and sexual harassment.

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