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Ga. firefighter fired for refusing to install radios

States city looking for cheap labor, not part of his job description


By Joy Lukachik
Chattanooga Times Free Press

LAFAYETTE, Ga. — After two-hours of arguments made by a fired firefighter and a packed crowd, council members voted unanimously to uphold the employee's termination.

Johnny Stephens Jr., a 14-year LaFayette employee, was fired two weeks ago after he was given an order by two different supervisors to install a radio in a public works truck.

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