Tag Archives: sexual harassment

Fresno Sex Discrimination Suit Settled

Michelle Maher’s sexual discrimination suit against the Frenso Fire Department has been settled. The single mom who claims she was forced out of the 2005 training academy, won her gender discrimination case last year, and the case had been on appeal. ...

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Westbrook Replaces Its Fire Chief

Over the past few months, I have written twice about the Westbrook, Maine Fire Department, and the difficulty they seem to be having in addressing allegations of sexual harassment. Now comes word that the newly elected mayor has decided to replace ...

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San Jose to Settle Harassment Suit

As increasing numbers of women have entered the ranks of the fire service, many fire departments have had to address allegations of sexual harassment. While undoubtedly each case of harassment involves a unique set of facts, a recent San Jose, ...

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