Tag Archives: Charleston Fire Department

Fire Law Roundup for November 6, 2023

In this episode of Fire Law Roundup for November 6, 2023, Brad and Curt discuss an investigation into a South Carolina fire chief who put in for $42,000 worth of overtime; a petition for an evidence-related protective order following a ...

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Charleston Firefighter Claims Hazing Prank Cost Him His Hearing

A Charleston, South Carolina firefighter who claims he was the victim of a series of hazing incidents, has filed suit against the city and four colleagues. George Bolovis filed suit in Charleston County Circuit Court alleging battery, civil conspiracy, intentional infliction of emotional distress, and a civil rights claim under 42 U.S.C. § 1983.

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Charleston Firefighters’ FLSA Suit Continues

A ruling by the US District Court in South Carolina is permitting an FLSA suit against the City of Charleston to proceed. The suit filed in 2013 by six Charleston firefighters alleges that the city’s application of the “fluctuating workweek” concept violates the FLSA in a number of ways, including the failure to properly compensate them for overtime and in certain cases paying them less than the federal minimum wage

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