Fire Chief » Discrimination http://www.firechief.com Every Department | Every Leader Thu, 02 Apr 2015 08:12:24 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1.1 Critics: Sexual harassment a big problem in Philly fire dept. http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/24/critics-sexual-harassment-a-big-problem-in-philly-fire-dept/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/24/critics-sexual-harassment-a-big-problem-in-philly-fire-dept/#comments Tue, 24 Feb 2015 19:15:13 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/24/critics-sexual-harassment-a-big-problem-in-philly-fire-dept/
Some hope the scandal will spur changes aimed at squashing the sexism that keeps many women feeling unwelcome
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Ex-Atlanta fire chief sues city for religious discrimination http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/19/ex-atlanta-fire-chief-sues-city-for-religious-discrimination/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/19/ex-atlanta-fire-chief-sues-city-for-religious-discrimination/#comments Thu, 19 Feb 2015 23:00:41 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/19/ex-atlanta-fire-chief-sues-city-for-religious-discrimination/
The suit says the city violated Cochran's constitutional rights by firing him because of his beliefs concerning same-sex marriage
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Firefighter claims FDNY leaked his failed drug test http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/10/firefighter-claims-fdny-leaked-his-failed-drug-test/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/10/firefighter-claims-fdny-leaked-his-failed-drug-test/#comments Tue, 10 Feb 2015 20:27:25 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/10/firefighter-claims-fdny-leaked-his-failed-drug-test/
FDNY regulations and state law prohibit the disclosure of personal information, including drug test results
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Ex-Atlanta fire chief files discrimination complaint http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/23/ex-atlanta-fire-chief-files-discrimination-complaint/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/23/ex-atlanta-fire-chief-files-discrimination-complaint/#comments Fri, 23 Jan 2015 18:35:33 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/23/ex-atlanta-fire-chief-files-discrimination-complaint/
Chief Kelvin Cochran said he faced religious discrimination when he was fired after publishing a controversial book
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Tardy Conn. fire chief files discrimination lawsuit http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/15/tardy-conn-fire-chief-files-discrimination-lawsuit/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/15/tardy-conn-fire-chief-files-discrimination-lawsuit/#comments Thu, 15 Jan 2015 19:19:18 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/15/tardy-conn-fire-chief-files-discrimination-lawsuit/
Chief Frank Alaimo said he was discriminated against because of a disability and that the city invaded his privacy
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Judge orders reinstatement of fired black fire chief http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/07/judge-orders-reinstatement-of-fired-black-fire-chief/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/07/judge-orders-reinstatement-of-fired-black-fire-chief/#comments Fri, 07 Nov 2014 11:34:30 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/07/judge-orders-reinstatement-of-fired-black-fire-chief/
Some said complaints of discrimination have gone unaddressed in the department and others like it around the state for years
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Racial tension rises after probe of Dallas firefighter’s death http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/03/racial-tension-rises-after-probe-of-dallas-firefighters-death/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/03/racial-tension-rises-after-probe-of-dallas-firefighters-death/#comments Mon, 03 Nov 2014 10:49:10 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/03/racial-tension-rises-after-probe-of-dallas-firefighters-death/
Some colleagues say Deputy Chief Bobby Ross, who is black, lied to investigators by denying he gave fateful commands to Wilson and others that day
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State investigating LAFD hiring after white applicant alleges bias http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/25/state-investigating-lafd-hiring-after-white-applicant-alleges-bias/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/25/state-investigating-lafd-hiring-after-white-applicant-alleges-bias/#comments Thu, 25 Sep 2014 11:54:11 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/25/state-investigating-lafd-hiring-after-white-applicant-alleges-bias/
"Sampling an applicant's ethnicity before they even test doesn't sound right to me," Robert Holmes said
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Conn. asst. chief placed on administrative leave http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/24/conn-asst-chief-placed-on-administrative-leave/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/24/conn-asst-chief-placed-on-administrative-leave/#comments Wed, 24 Sep 2014 12:15:02 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/24/conn-asst-chief-placed-on-administrative-leave/
The NAACP branch accused Patrick Egan of discrimination, violating federal health privacy laws and mishandling a personnel investigation
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Conn. firefighters, NAACP push for action against asst. chief http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/19/conn-firefighters-naacp-push-for-action-against-asst-chief/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/19/conn-firefighters-naacp-push-for-action-against-asst-chief/#comments Fri, 19 Sep 2014 11:54:27 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/19/conn-firefighters-naacp-push-for-action-against-asst-chief/
They want to investigate whether or not Asst. Chief Patrick Egan engaged in discriminatory and harassing employment practices toward firefighter Aaron Brantley
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