Fla. City Fails To Nix Paramedic's Retaliation Claims

Law360, New York (May 7, 2010, 3:55 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has ruled that there is enough evidence to show city officials might have retaliated against a paramedic for his role in an overtime pay lawsuit and a long-running dispute over the unionization of fire department employees in Plantation, Fla.

Judge Kenneth A. Marra of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida issued a mixed ruling on a number of summary judgment motions on Wednesday. The case, brought by seven city employees, including paramedic Jeffrey Poole, alleges Plantation and city officials...
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