In this episode of Fire Law Roundup for August 14, 2023, Brad and Curt discuss a Rhode Island superior court decision upholding the right of fire districts to charge for plan review; the grant of summary judgment to the defendants in a lawsuit filed by a New Haven assistant chief against several other staff members; a decision by the Ninth Circuit concluding that the City of Stockton fired a former in 2011 for legitimate, non-discriminatory reasons; a suit filed by a Mobile firefighter who was fired last year over a tattoo, alleging race, gender, sexual orientation and religious discrimination; hostile work environment; retaliation; and violation of the Equal Protection clause of the 14th Amendment; and a defamation suit filed by a dentist who was accused by a Rochester firefighter of hosting a racist house party.
RI Court Upholds Ability of Fire Districts to Charge Plan Review Fees
New Haven Suit Tossed By Trial Court
Ninth Circuit Upholds Firing of Stockton Fire Chief in 2011
Mobile Firefighter Terminated Over Tattoo Files Discrimination Suit
Dentist’s Defamation Suit Contradicts Rochester Firefighter’s Lawsuit Over Juneteenth Spoof