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John K. Murphy's Blog – December 2015 Archive (2)

Legal Series - Constructive Discharge

Question: My Fire Department is trying to fire me or force me into resignation with unfounded charges, frequent transfers to other Divisions and other similar harassment behavior. I am a Battalion Chief, caucasian male and 54 years old. I want to retire when I am 62 and I am not sure I will be able to do that. What can I do?

Answer: There seems to be a recent trend with fire departments forcing older firefighters…


Added by John K. Murphy on December 28, 2015 at 11:30am — No Comments

The Night before Christmas at the Fire House - Legally Speaking

 Whereas, on or about the night prior to Christmas, there did occur at a certain improved piece of real property in a wintery municipality (hereinafter "the Fire House") a general lack of stirring by all firefighter and creatures therein, including, but not limited to a mouse.

A variety of foot apparel, e.g. stocking,…


Added by John K. Murphy on December 9, 2015 at 8:33pm — No Comments

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