3 firefighters sue Hillsboro Fire & save, alleging intercourse and age discrimination, toxic environment

A Hillsboro Fire & save vehicle is observed in a 4, 2015, file picture july. Kristyna Wentz-Graff/File LC- The Oregonian/Oregonlive

Three firefighters with Hillsboro Fire & save are suing the city in addition to 2 fire chiefs, alleging a work this is certainly rife that is aggressive sex, age and disability discrimination.

Anne Raven, Miguel Bautista and Paul Harvey filed the lawsuit that is April this is certainly civil in County Circuit Court, naming David Downey, chief through the unit since 2017, and Jeff Gurske, deputy chief, that’s been because of the unit for fifteen years.

The lawsuit alleges the town „condones and perpetuates something mired in sexism, racism, and ableism.”

One of several three plaintiffs, the suit requests an overall total of $801,965 through the town and defendants.

Raven, formerly a Philadelphia firefighter for 10 years, was employed by Hillsboro Fire & save in 2015. Raven claims that despite being qualified, shehas got never ever been promoted to the product, while a few dudes that can easily be white her standard of expertise had been provided promotions.

Based on the suit, her skills consist of sitting on numerous crisis solutions committees and making a protocol, „Managing Cardiac Arrest in Pregnant Patients,” which is used by Multnomah, Washington and Clackamas counties. (Pokračování textu…)