Tag Archives: Lori Franchina

Providence Fire Faces Another Sexual Harassment Suit

The Providence Fire Department is facing another federal court lawsuit by a female officer alleging sexual harassment and discrimination. Rescue Captain Danielle Masse claims she was harassed by coworkers and ultimately disciplined by the department on account of her gender, her sexual orientation, and in retaliation for testifying for another female officer.

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Providence Rescue Officer Awarded $800k For Sexual Harassment

A federal jury took just four hours to award a former Providence Fire Department rescue officer $800,000 in damages for sexual harassment and retaliation. Lori Franchina filed suit in 2012 claiming she had been subjected to numerous instances of harassment, including incidents where co-workers refused to assist her at emergency scenes.

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Providence Lieutenant Sues for Sexual Harassment

A rescue lieutenant from Providence has filed a 19 page lawsuit against the city of Providence and Providence Firefighters, IAFF Local 799 alleging sexual harassment and discrimination. Here is a copy of the suit. Franchina v Providence More on the ...

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