Make FireRescue1 your homepage. From firefighters to fire chiefs: Risk management at every level. The lawsuit alleges equipment tampering, clothing destruction, gender-related slurs and denial of promotions. COLUMBUS, Ohio — A female firefighter is suing her fire department, claiming she's a longtime victim of sexual harassment and has been subjected to equipment tampering, clothing destruction and gender-related slurs. She claims someone urinated in her shampoo bottle, placed bodily fluid on her blanket in the firehouse bunk and cut holes in her T-shirts.
Women don’t want to become firefighters ‘because of sexual portrayal of firemen’
Sexist portrayals of muscle-bound firemen put women off the profession, fire chief warns
Nationwide, only about 4 percent of firefighters are women, according to the U. Department of Labor, even as that figure has risen to about 14 percent in police work and the military. Such is the case in Joliet, Ill. Though many departments started hiring women decades ago, some still have only one woman firefighter and some have none.
Make FireRescue1 your homepage. From firefighters to fire chiefs: Risk management at every level. The firefighter is trying to win back his job, maintaining the two never had sex at the station and he was an outstanding firefighter. The mistress testified yesterday at a Civil Service Commission hearing that will decide whether former Columbus Firefighter Marc Cain's firing was warranted.
Please refresh the page and retry. S exist portrayals of muscle-bound firemen are putting women off joining the service, the head of London Fire Brigade has warned. No wonder so many young women are put off by that. A quarter of women think men are better equipped to be firefighters, according to a YouGov survey commissioned by the mayor of London.