In this episode of Fire Law Roundup for December 11, 2023, Brad and Curt discuss a lawsuit challenging the Cleveland Fire Department’s physical abilities test as discriminatory against women; an FLSA overtime suit in Brookline, Massachusetts; a locker search case accusing the City of Pawtucket of violating the Fourth Amendment rights of the firefighters whose lockers were searched; a wrongful termination suit brought by a female firefighter who was dismissed after reporting her ex-boyfriend (also a firefighter) with domestic assault; and an FLSA overtime suit brought by 26 fire inspectors against FDNY.
Women Claim Cleveland Fire Department’s Hiring Process is Discriminatory
Massachusetts Firefighters Alleged Overtime Violations
Firehouse Locker Search in Rhode Island Leads to Federal Suit
Colorado Firefighter Claims Termination Was Retaliation for Reporting Domestic Assault
FDNY Fire inspectors File FLSA Overtime Suit