Mealey's Labor & Employment - 1st Circuit Upholds Denial Of Fire Captain's Whistle-Blower, Bias Suit

Mealey's Labor & Employment - 1st Circuit Upholds Denial Of Fire Captain's Whistle-Blower, Bias Suit

BOSTON - The First Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on Jan. 28 upheld a summary judgment ruling for the defendants in a former fire captain's political discrimination and whistle-blower case, finding that the fire department and board presented legitimate, business-related reasons for their employment decisions and that the former captain failed to show that those reasons were pretextual (David Pierce v. Cotuit Fire District, et al., No. 13-1428, 1st Cir.; 2014 U.S. App. LEXIS 1746).

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