Tag Archives: California Firefighters Procedural Bill of Rights Act

California Fire Chief Sues for Wrongful Termination

A California fire chief who was terminated last year has filed suit alleging wrongful termination and an assortment of employment related counts. Larry Whithorn, who was promoted to fire chief in West Covina in December, 2014, was terminated by the city on April 22, 2019.

Read More »

CA Supreme Court Rules Officer’s Personal Notes NOT Subject to Personnel File Disclosure

The Supreme Court of California has handed down an important decision interpreting the Firefighters Procedural Bill of Rights Act in regards to a firefighter’s right to know about negative comments entered into his personnel file. The case was brought by an Orange County firefighter who claimed that his captain had been keeping daily notes his performance in violation of a provision in the FPBOR Act.

Read More »