"Fairfax County Fire and Rescue tolerates, and often defends, sexual harassment, retaliation and a hostile work environment: 'zero tolerance' is a hollow term thrown about with false commitment Author: Petula Dvorak. Female firefighter suing fire dept. over sexual harassment. The lawsuit alleges equipment tampering, clothing destruction, gender-related slurs and denial of promotions.
A Marietta, Georgia firefighter not only lost her sexual harassment lawsuit, she was ordered to pay the city’s costs in an order handed down last week. Former Lieutenant Margaret Richardson filed suit last year alleging sex discrimination, hostile work environment, and retaliation under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. FAIRFAX, Va. (WUSA9) - Fairfax County Fire and Rescue demoted a captain two ranks after a sexual harassment complaint was determined to have "cause." A complaint described sexual harassment and.
Fire departments should have a written policy on sexual harassment and it should be part of every new recruit’s training, every fire officer’s promotional examination process, and a clearly. Aug 01, 2001 · Undoubtedly, sexual harassment still occurs in fire stations. However, representatives of several fire service organizations have said that the problem is not as blatant as in the past. While.