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Court Rules No Duty To Create Light Duty Position for Injured Battalion Chief

An Alabama battalion chief who was unable to return to full duty after a motor vehicle accident and a separate work-related injury, has lost his federal court lawsuit alleging the city discriminated against him. BC Jay Hawthorne filed suit last year against the City of Prattville, claiming the city ’s failure to accommodate his light duty needs constituted both disability and age discrimination.

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Bridgeport Firefighter Claims Pregnancy Discrimination

A pregnant Bridgeport, Connecticut firefighter whose light duty assignment reached the maximum allowed under the collective bargaining agreement has been placed on unpaid and unrequested maternity leave. Firefighter Regina Scates and her attorney, former mayor Thomas Bucci, are threatening suit ...

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New Haven Firefighter Claims Light Duty Discrimination

The New Haven Fire Department is facing another discrimination charge, this time from a firefighter who claims he was “mercilessly” discriminated against while in training because he was asked to paint fire hydrants, mop floors and wash windows. Aaron Brantley ...

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