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NYC Fire Commissioner's Son Resigns After Posting 'Offensive' Tweets

NYC Fire Commissioner's Son Resigns After Posting 'Offensive' Tweets

Joseph Cassano, 23, isn't the first person to lose a job over misbehavior in social media. But when Cassano resigned over racially-tinged tweets that he now admits were offensive, it made big news. That's because Cassano dreamed of following in the footsteps of his father, New York City Fire Commissioner... Read More »

Lawyer's $300,000 Bill For 53 Days Work Angers NYC

Lawyer's $300,000 Bill For 53 Days Work Angers NYC

New York City will be out $82 million, when it's forced to pay back wages to all the black firefighters it didn't hire, a judge ruled earlier this month. It also has to hire 186 black firefighters. The city will cough up at least another $300,000 to the lawyer in charge of hiring that new, diverse class. The... Read More »

L.A. Fire Department Pays Firefighter Nearly $500,000 After Sex Abuse Jokes

L.A. Fire Department Pays Firefighter Nearly $500,000 After Sex Abuse Jokes

When Anthony Almeida's fellow firefighters learned that he had been sexually abused by a priest as a child, some apparently thought that was hilarious. It certainly proved great fodder for lewd jokes. But there's little to laugh at now -- as the Los Angeles City Fire Department recently agreed to pay Almeida... Read More »

Emergency Dispatcher Not The First To Be Fired Over 4-Minute Delay

Emergency Dispatcher Not The First To Be Fired Over 4-Minute Delay

An emergency dispatcher in Licking County, Ohio, is battling to get his job back after being fired in December over a four-minute delay in alerting firefighters to a burning home. Matt Wheeler did send firefighters to the home where a man was trapped inside, but apparently not fast enough for his employer,... Read More »

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