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We need to have systems in place that ensure fair and unbiased investigations are conducted into any allegation of hazing, harassment and bullying
We can no longer shrug bullying off as “culture” or laugh it off as “tradition”
Larry Whithorn said West Covina fired him in 2019 due to age bias and retaliation for reporting a hostile work environment caused by harassment
Melbourne Firefighter Aaron Starkey also alleged that after he brought the image to the union’s attention, he was confronted by the accused chief
Inmates said they were “mocked and ignored” when they told their supervisors of what would later be determined as second-degree burns and blisters
Arlington County firefighters said they feared one recruit would be driven to self-harm by the degrading treatment
Don’t let the current crisis destroy your previously identified individual goals and departmental priorities
Rutland Fire Chief James Larsen, who had previously resigned as fire chief of Farmington in Minnesota, is accused of creating a hostile work environment
The city will pay Mike Schutt $11,107.17 per month through May 2020 and continue to provide his health insurance to that point, according to the terms of separation
Emanuel talks fire department accreditation, data collection and bullying in the fire service
After being a victim of bullying, Emily began making thank you cards to law-enforcement agencies, corrections, EMS, firefighters and the military
Fire department policies go beyond liability to increase firefighter safety and reduce the risk for preventable injuries and line of duty deaths
Jason Eagan and his family met with several members of the department, apologies were made, and his job was offered back
The IAFC Bullying, Harassment and Workplace Violence Prevention Task Group combats workplace bullying misconceptions and advocates organizational accountability
We need to do more to improve the care and compassion we show to our fire and EMS brethren