Tag Archives: Robert Vargas

Texas Firefighter Twice Fired Goes On The Offensive

A Texas firefighter who was fired twice and reinstated both times is suing his fire chief and the department for discrimination and violation of his due process rights. Robert Vargus was fired by the McAllen Fire Department in 2011 following an apparatus backing mishap in 2010 that was not properly reported. Vargus, who was neither driving nor in-charge, was reinstated...

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Texas Firefighter Reinstated Again

McAllen, Texas firefighter Robert Vargas has once again been given his job back by a hearing examiner. Vargas had been given an “indefinite suspension” (the Texas euphemism for termination) last spring for working as a substitute school nurse while on ...

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Texas Firefighter Fired Again

A Texas firefighter who was fired in 2010 has managed to have himself fired again.  McAllen firefighter Robert Vargas reportedly used a sick day earlier this year in order to work as a substitute teacher. According to a local newspaper, ...

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