Tag Archives: International Association of Firefighters

Fire Law Roundup for March 21, 2023

In this episode of Fire Law Roundup for March 21, 2023, Brad and Curt discuss arson charges against a volunteer firefighter in Georgia for setting his own home on fire to collect on the insurance; a guilty plea by a ...

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IAFF Sues NFPA Over Standard Mandating PFAS in PPE

The International Association of Firefighters has filed suit against the National Fire Protection Association claiming that portions of NFPA 1971 wrongfully impose requirements on structure fire turnout gear that, in essence, mandate the use of cancer-causing PFAS. The three-count complaint alleges civil conspiracy, violation of Massachusetts’ unfair and deceptive trade practices act, and negligence.

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Brookline Firefighter’s Discrimination Suit Joined By Others

A Massachusetts firefighter who is suing his fire department and union for race discrimination, has been joined by two police officers and five other town employees who also allege race discrimination. Gerald Alston filed suit against the Town of Brookline, the Board of Selectmen, IAFF Local 950, and several others claiming race discrimination.

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