In this episode of Fire Law Roundup for February 20, 2023, Bill Maccarone and Curt discuss a race discrimination suit brought by a battalion chief in Sacramento, California; the dismissal of a suit brought by a battalion chief in Florida who claims his termination was in retaliation for his use of workers comp benefits and disability discrimination; the settlement of lawsuit in Wisconsin filed by the owner of a historic bridge that was damaged by a fire truck driving over it; an FLSA suit brought by a paid employee of a volunteer fire company in North Carolina, an overtime lawsuit against the Los Angeles Fire Department involving shift hold-overs and early reliefs; and a burning question on whether a part-time fire chief can qualify as an exempt executive under the FLSA.
California Battalion Chief Sues Alleging Race Discrimination and Retaliation
Court Upholds Dismissal of Florida Battalion Chief
Wisconsin City Settles Suit With Bridge Owner Over Damage Caused By Fire Truck
FLSA Headlines from East and West, Big and Small
Burning Question: Part-Time Fire Chiefs and Compensation