Tag Archives: FDNY

FDNY Dispatcher Cleared in Au Bon Pain Case

Another chapter has come to a close in one of the most controversial YCMTSU cases ever, but not before one more dose of controversy. And despite 3 ½ years since the story first broke, misinformation about the case continues to ...

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FDNY Facing Gender Discrimination Suits

FDNY is currently facing two gender discrimination claims, one from a medic who alleges she was required to perform CPR for 4 hours straight during a training session. The medic also alleges that she fell in a station while 7 ...

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Fire Law Headlines in FDNY and Dallas

Its been a busy few days from the Fire Law perspective and I am trying to catch up with some of the major headlines from across the country. The city of New York received a favorable ruling from the 2nd ...

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More Bad Tweets for FDNY

For the second time in a week, the FDNY EMS is in the news over racist Tweets. EMS Lieutenant Timothy Dluhos, whose Twitter name is Bad Lieutenant, was confronted about his posts by NY Post reporters outside his Staten Island ...

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FDNY EMT’s Tweets A Career Ender

  The son of FDNY Fire Commissioner Salvatore Cassano has become the fire service‘s latest cyber-casualty courtesy of his propensity to tweet racist, sexist, and in general stupid comments. FDNY EMT Joseph Cassano, 23, resigned today following news reports that ...

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FDNY Facing ADA Challenge By Desk Bound EMT

Today’s burning question: I am an EMT and hurt my wrist on the job in 1997. In 2001 after two surgeries I needed an accommodation and asked to be assigned to a job “that would not require large volume typing, ...

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Fire Lawyer Sues FDNY for Release of Medical Information

A former FDNY firefighter and now practicing attorney, Peter J. Gleason, has filed a comprehensive, 18-page lawsuit in Federal court against City of New York, FDNY, former Battalion Chief George Belnavis,  Lieutenant Edward Boles, Fire Marshal Brian Grogan , Captain ...

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FDNY Ordered to Pay Up to $128M in Damages

In a long anticipated ruling, Federal District Court Judge Nicholas Garaufis has ordered the city of New York to pay damages to past minority applicants to FDNY a total of up to $128,696,803. The ruling is part of the 2007 ...

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FDNY Fire Inspector charged in Day Care Scam

An FDNY Fire Inspector has been charged in a massive bribery scheme involving Brooklyn day care centers. Inspector Carlos Montoya was arraigned last Friday in Federal District Court in Manhattan, and released on $100,000 bond. The investigation, dubbed “Operation Pay Care”, ...

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