Tag Archives: Clarksburg Fire Department

Fire Law Roundup for July 1, 2024

In this episode of Fire Law Roundup for July 1, 2024, Curt and attorney Bill Podszus discuss a lawsuit filed by seven LA City firefighters injured in the explosion of a CNG powered semi-truck; a litigation mess in Clarksburg, West ...

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Clarksburg Overtime Case Raises Questions About Retaliation

The Clarksburg, WV FLSA lawsuit covered last week has taken a turn with two additional proceedings coming to light. Firefighters actually filed two suits: the one we covered and a second suit filed in state court. In addition, the city terminated the fire chief who was a plaintiff in both suits.

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Entire West Virginia Fire Department Sues City For FLSA Violations

All forty-four members of the Clarksburg Fire Department have filed suit claiming the city’s method of calculating their hourly rate, regular rate and overtime rate violates the FLSA. The firefighters claim that the city pays them a salary, but has been making a mistake when converting their salary to an hourly rate.

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