In this episode of Fire Law Roundup for August 22, 2022, Brad and Curt discuss the termination of a Miami firefighter for offensive social media comments he made in a group chat relative to the murder of a Miami-Dade police officer; the decision to terminate a fifty-year-old consent decree that mandated strict race-conscious hiring quotas for Massachusetts fire departments; the dismissal of a race and age discrimination lawsuit brought by a Hartford, CT firefighter; a lawsuit filed by the family of an Ohio man who claims responders administered Narcan to him when he was suffering from asthma-related respiratory distress; and a $3.9 million settlement of a suit brought by firefighters who were terminated by a Minnesota city as part of a restructuring.
Miami Firefighter Terminated For Social Media Comments
Massachusetts Consent Decree on Racial Quotas to Expire at the End of 2024
Hartford Prevails in Race Discrimination Suit
Ohio Suit Claims Narcan Administration to Respiratory Distress Patient Led to Quadrapalegia
Minnesota City to Pay Former Firefighters $3.9 Million