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Colorado Union President Challenges Termination

The union president of IAFF Local 3214 has filed suit in federal court alleging the Mountain View Fire Protection District fired him in retaliation for his union activities, and did so in a way that violated his Constitutional Rights. Benjamin Carter was fired on March 21, 2023.

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Arizona Firefighter Claims Termination Related to Union Activities

An Arizona firefighter who was terminated last November, has filed suit claiming the city’s stated reason for firing him was a pretext to retaliate against him for his union activities. Shannon Glynn filed suit against the City of El Mirage and its fire chief alleging violations of the Arizona Employment Protection Act, the Arizona Public Safety Employees Act, the FLSA, and his Constitutional rights.

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Termination of Long Beach NY Firefighter Upheld by Federal Court

A career firefighter in a combination fire department in New York who was terminated after an altercation with volunteer firefighters, has lost his federal court lawsuit. Brian McNamara filed suit in 2016 claiming his termination from the Long Beach Fire Department was connected to his activities as secretary for the Long Beach Professional Firefighters Association, IAFF Local 287.

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