Judge: Sunni Muslim Trooper Fired For His Faith

KNOXVILLE, TN – A federal judge has deemed the Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security guilty of discrimination in the firing of a Sunni Muslim state trooper, yet has rejected the trooper’s damage claims. U.S. District Judge Tena Campbell ruled in June that the agency violated the rights of De’Ossie Dingus by firing him […]

Police Union On Hook For $439,000

WORCESTER, MA – An eight-person jury in U.S. District Court on Monday cleared Uxbridge police Sgt. David Bergeron of all claims filed against him by former Uxbridge Police Sgt. Tara A. McCrohan in a discrimination case. But the jury found the police union, a co-defendant, responsible on her claims of defamation, intentional infliction of emotional […]

It’s Getting Better For Gay SF Firefighters

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Let’s hope that 2015 will be kind to the Fire Department. The past couple years have been rough. In 2013, a survivor of the Asiana Airlines crash was killed after being run over by two firetrucks heading to the scene. Then there was a $175,000 settlement with a black firefighter who […]