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  1. Legal Matters: Equal Employment Training Opportunity

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    Wed, 18 Aug 2010

    By John K. Murphy The primary point of equal employment opportunity (EEO) training is to teach firefighters ..... training to your firefighters and staff , as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) routinely includes

  2. Police Release Findings of Philadelphia Firefighter Sex Investigation

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    Wed, 28 Jan 2015

    occurred while participants were on duty at several fire stations. Sources say a young female paramedic filed a Equal Employment Opportunity complaint alleging sexual misconduct. It was soon learned that the paramedic had sexual encounters with

  1. Firefighter Tattoos and First Amendment Protection

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    Fri, 25 Apr 2014

    impinge on their civil liberties. According to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), employers are allowed ..... standard was nondiscriminatory because it did not deny equal employment opportunities on the basis of an immutable characteristic

  2. Former Utah Female Firefighter Alleges Sexual Harassment

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    Tue, 29 Jul 2014

    The city has not done anything wrong." He did confirm that Drescher had filed a complaint with the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, which has not released its findings yet. Calls to Drescher's attorney, Reason, for

  3. Preparing for the Role of Company Officer

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    Tue, 22 Jul 2014

    recognize signs of possible arson fires and to preserve evidence for trained fire investigators. • Legal issues. Equal employment opportunity training helps fire officers to understand the various types of situations that are not appropriate for

  4. Preparing to Survive the Legal System, Part 2

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    Tue, 17 Dec 2013

    The city was copied on this letter that was addressed to one of the firefighters. The member had filed an Equal Employment Opportunity complaint months before demanding to be promoted to battalion chief. The CM was very upset and wanted

  5. Firefighting News: D.C. Inspector General: Fire Instructors May Have Acted Inappropriately, No Harassment

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    Wed, 25 Sep 2013

    year; it is unclear what position they currently hold. The investigation was conducted by the fire department's Equal Employment Opportunity office under the orders of D.C. Inspector General Charles J. Willoughby. A spokeswoman said that

  6. Lessons Learned: Discrimination against a Disabled Firefighter

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    Tue, 29 Nov 2011

    or others, and there is not a reasonable accommodation that would lower the risk of harm below that level. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has provided examples of conditions that are not impairments. For example, physical

  7. Lessons Learned: Discrimination against a Disabled Firefighter

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    Tue, 29 Nov 2011

    or others, and there is not a reasonable accommodation that would lower the risk of harm below that level. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has provided examples of conditions that are not impairments. For example, physical

  8. Managing the Cultural Mix III: On Personal Responsibility

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    Fri, 19 Oct 2007

    attitudinal or emotional facet of the incident. The firefighter in question filed a complaint with the department's Equal Employment Opportunity officer. His complaint stated in the 4th district, which was headed by the black district chief, a