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Florida Fire Department Accused of Military Discrimination

A former firefighter in Florida has filed suit claiming he was terminated because of his military service. Chris Merrell filed suit last week against the City of Clermont Fire Department under the federal Uniformed Services Employment and Re-employment Rights Act and Florida's version known as Florida Uniformed Servicemembers Protection Act.

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Pittsfield Military Discrimination Suit Settled

The Department of Justice has settled a lawsuit over military discrimination with the Pittsfield, Massachusette, Fire Department. The suit alleged that Pittsfield firefighter Jeffrey Rawson was passed over for promotion to lieutenant because of his military service obligations.  Rawson passed a ...

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