Tag Archives: race discrimination

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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Another Race Discrimination Suit for FDNY

Five FDNY electricians have filed a race discrimination lawsuit against three coworkers and the FDNY. The 36 page complaint alleges that supervisors and coworkers subjected the employees to ridicule, scorn, threats, and retaliation, and that they were denied overtime and ...

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New Haven… Again… When Will It End

A group of seven black New Haven firefighters have filed suit against the city seeking to again litigate the validity of the 2003 promotional examinations that gave rise to the US Supreme Court decision in Ricci v. DeStefano. Gary Tinney ...

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