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FCABC Scholarship Submission Date Extended to Sept. 1, 2022 FCABC Scholarship Application Form Region 7 Training Exercise Calendar Jul-Dec. 2022 http://Training Exercise Calendar 2022 FB I-81 RAD Fundamentals Flyer https://fcabc.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/07/FBI-81-Rad-Fundamentals-Flyer-Miami.pdf Pompano Beach Golf Tournament https://www.eventbrite.com/e/377820620647?aff=efbneb Last updated on July 21st, 2022 at 06:50 pm

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The International Association of Fire Chiefs’ Safety, Health & Survival Section has announced its 2020 awards winners. The section awards recognize both organizations and individuals who have made a significant contribution to health and safety within their own organizations and the fire service as a whole. Every year, winners are selected by a committee appointed …

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2019 Executive Fire Officer of the Year – Percy Sayles, Tamarac Fire Rescue This award honors Tamarac Fire Officer Chief Percy Sayles who has made significant and valuable contributions to the Executive Fire Officers Section and who demonstrates ongoing leadership and commitment to the fire service, as an example to his professional and his department …

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Davie, Fla., – Davie Fire Rescue Chief Julie Downey recently received the 2019 Southeastern Association of Fire Chiefs Career Fire Chief of the Year award. Chief Downey was presented with the award at the SE Fire Chiefs Association Annual Conference on Thursday, July 18, 2019, In Tennessee.

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Fire Law Roundup – Special Edition on FLSA Case Update

In this special edition of Fire Law Roundup, Bill Maccarone and Curt discuss two recent FLSA cases in the fire law news. The first involves a suit out of Honolulu alleging a violation of the FLSA. The second is a $1.6 million settlement of an overtime suit out of Milwaukee.

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Philadelphia Firefighter Claims His Officer Harassed Him After He Suffered a Heart Attack

A Philadelphia firefighter who claims he was harassed and bullied by his officer after returning to duty following a heart attack has filed suit claiming disability discrimination and retaliation. Perry Lawrynkiewicz filed suit in US District Court claiming violations of the Americans With Disabilities Act, the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act, and the City of Philadelphia’s Fair Practices Ordinance.

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Oregon Lieutenant Sues Claiming He Was Forced To Withdraw From Promotional Process

An Oregon lieutenant who was pressured to remove himself from a promotional list for captain, has filed suit alleging discrimination on the basis of disability, veterans’ status, and whistleblower status. Daniel Krug filed suit in Multnomah County Circuit Court naming the Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue District and Division Chief Gregory Ladrow as defendants.

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Wrongful Death Suit Filed in NY LODD

The mother of a New York firefighter who died in an assisted living facility fire in 2021 has filed a wrongful death suit against the facility, its owners, two contractors, and the village where the fire occurred. Lieutenant Jared Calvin Lloyd died on March 23, 2021 at a building fire at the Evergreen Court Home for Adults.

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