Tag Archives: conduct unbecoming

Albany Prevails in Discrimination Suit

The US District Court for the Northern District of New York has rejected the discrimination claims of an Albany fire captain who was denied a promotion to battalion chief due to an off-duty incident. Captain Jeremy Clawson claims the City of Albany rescinded a civil service promotion he earned in 2019, because of a disability and his race.

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Termination of Massachusetts Firefighter Upheld

The termination of a Massachusetts firefighter who was charged with domestic assault has been upheld by the state’s civil service commission. North Attleborough firefighter Glenn Lavery was fired following a domestic incident that resulted in the arrest of both Lavery and his estranged girl friend.

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South Carolina Captain Fired Over BLM Posts

A Columbia, South Carolina fire captain has been terminated over two Facebook posts criticizing Black Lives Matter protesters who closed down I-126 Sunday evening. Captain James Morris was terminated today for “conduct unbecoming”.

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