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Friday, April 22, 2016

Fire Law with Curt Varone

Followup Investigation on Providence Fire Sexual Harassment Case

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In the aftermath of an $800,000 jury verdict against the city of Providence for sexual harassment, WJAR TV10 reporter Katie Davis did an in depth investigative piece on the recent case, comparing it to an earlier case of sexual harassment that occurred 17 years earlier.



Curt Varone has over 40 years of fire service experience and 30 as a practicing attorney licensed in both Rhode Island and Maine. His background includes 29 years as a career firefighter in Providence (retiring as a Deputy Assistant Chief), as well as volunteer and paid on call experience. He is the author of two books: Legal Considerations for Fire and Emergency Services, (2006, 2nd ed. 2011, 3rd ed. 2014) and Fire Officer's Legal Handbook (2007), and is a contributing editor for Firehouse Magazine writing the Fire Law column.