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Fire Law Roundup for December 19, 2022

In this episode of Fire Law Roundup for December 19, 2022, Brad and Curt discuss a sexual harassment lawsuit brought by a DC firefighter who claims an officer sexually assaulted her in the firehouse; a ruling by the Massachusetts Civil ...

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New York Enacts Firefighter Bill of Rights

The State of New York has enacted a law entitled "New York State firefighter bill of rights act". The new law is an amendment to Section 75 of the civil service law. Among its highlights is the mandatory appointment of an independent hearing officer before a paid firefighter can be disciplined or dismissed.

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