Tag Archives: race discrimination

Denver Race Discrimination Case Closer to Trial

A Denver fire lieutenant who claims he has been subjected to race discrimination and retaliation since 2006 will finally have his day in court. US District Court Judge R. Brooke Jackson ruled on January 2, 2013 that Lieutenant Thomas R. ...

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Miami Beach Race Sex Discrimination Claim

The Miami Beach Fire Department’s settlement with a black firefighter recruit who claims he was harassed by white co-workers moved one step closer to resolution last week with the release of an investigation report. Brian Gentles alleges that he was ...

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Fresno Fire Facing Discrimination Suit

The Fresno Fire Department is facing a race discrimination suit from a firefighter who is also the leading vote-getter in the election for city council in Tulare. Carlton Jones claims he was wrongly suspended in 2009 when he was arrested for ...

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Miami Beach Recruit Claims Discrimination

A former recruit with the Miami Beach Fire Department is claiming he was sexually and racially harassed by fellow recruits, and that when he complained he was dismissed from the department. Brian Gentles filed a complaint with the US Equal Opportunities ...

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Georgia FD Contemplates Settling Discrimination Claims

The city of Albany, Georgia will decide today whether to settle three separate lawsuits filed by former Assistant Chief Roderick Jolivette, who claims he was discriminated against. Chief Jolivette’s case is complicated. In 2009 he was fired for allegedly ordering ...

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DC Prevails in Discrimination Suit

A decision handed down today in US District Court for the District of Columbia is not going make the Rubin-haters in DC very happy, but its another ruling in favor of former Fire Chief Dennis Rubin. The case involved the ...

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Buffalo Prevails in Race Discrimination Suit

The US Second Circuit Court of Appeals handed down a decision yesterday in a complicated race discrimination case involving the Buffalo Fire Department and the Men of Color Helping All Society, Inc., (M.O.C.H.A). MOCHA sought to challenge promotional examinations for ...

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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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FDNY Ordered to Pay Up to $128M in Damages

In a long anticipated ruling, Federal District Court Judge Nicholas Garaufis has ordered the city of New York to pay damages to past minority applicants to FDNY a total of up to $128,696,803. The ruling is part of the 2007 ...

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