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    PLEASE TELL ME THE STATUS OF THE LAW SUIT AGAINST WSI- I WAS IN IRAQ LAST YEAR, WHAT A MESSED UP EVENT.

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    Question Re: Law Suit Against Wsi Fire

    Originally posted by NMFIRE33
    PLEASE TELL ME THE STATUS OF THE LAW SUIT AGAINST WSI- I WAS IN IRAQ LAST YEAR, WHAT A MESSED UP EVENT.
    Did you help cause the mess?

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    I would like to say that Astrid and the people in her office
    are wonderful.They are on the ball.In my own opinion I am not sure about the rest.this is my sole opinion.As far as lawsuits go I am not
    sure of the status.
    Last edited by chiefswife; 07-22-2005 at 01:34 AM.

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    Enlighten us please because I am here and have heard nothing of a law suit at all. there was this thing about OT, but I do not think it ever panned out, not sure though!!! How about more details......


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    How can we update you on the status if we don't know what you're talking about? Please fill us in.

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    HERES AN UODATE- SEVERAL FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING A CLASS ACTION LAWSUIT DUE TO WSI DIDNT FOLLOW THROUGH WITH THE GEAR, PAY, AND TREATMENT OF THE FIREFIGHTERS LAST YEAR IN THE UP GOING STAGES OF SETTING UP THE FIRE DEPTS

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    Once again NMFIRE33..if you have left Iraq and are now in the states.....GET OVER IT!!!....get on with your life of crying and let us that can handle it worry about it...you left because you didnt like it and all you can do is sit around your house...(which WSI probably paid for)..and wonder whats going on...If you dont like it so much why do you care?

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    Thumbs down geez

    NMFIRE,
    Look, just give it up. Haven't you noticed that none of us care about your complaining and whining!! Most of us have loved ones there right now...we know you can come home. If it is that bad, and you can't take the heat...GO HOME!! But, I hate to tell ya, you will run across the same things in the real world...sounds like you just need to grow up!!

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    WHAT DO YOU MEAN GROW UP- AND TELING ME TO GO HOME WELL FIRST YOU CANT JUST LEAVE THE COUNTRY! WSI WANNA BE OFFICERS HAVE CONTROL OF THAT. PLUS IF YOUR LOVED ONES HAVE BEEN THERE IN IRAQ FROM DAY ONE WELL THEY WOULD ACTUALLY KNOW HOW THEY ACT. I BEEN HERE FOR ALMOST A YEAR AND CANT WAIT TO LEAVE THIS COMPANY. THEY SCREWED UP SO MANY TIMES OUR PAY AND LEAVE R&R, BOYS IN VICTORY DONT KNOW REALLY HOW IT IS IN THE REAL PARTS OF IRAQ. THE INSURGENTS CUTTING THROUGH THE CHAIN LINK FENCE EVERYNIGHT AND MUST I GO ON?

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    Originally posted by NMFIRE33
    HERES AN UODATE- SEVERAL FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING A CLASS ACTION LAWSUIT DUE TO WSI DIDNT FOLLOW THROUGH WITH THE GEAR, PAY, AND TREATMENT OF THE FIREFIGHTERS LAST YEAR IN THE UP GOING STAGES OF SETTING UP THE FIRE DEPTS
    You know...there is an old expression that sums this whole sad state of affairs up quite nicely....

    "If you lie down with dogs... you are going to get fleas!"
    ‎"The education of a firefighter and the continued education of a firefighter is what makes "real" firefighters. Continuous skill development is the core of progressive firefighting. We learn by doing and doing it again and again, both on the training ground and the fireground."
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    "If you lie down with dogs... you are going to get fleas!"
    Hey, only the mutts have fleas.

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    Hey, only the mutts have fleas.
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    PLEASE TELL ME THE STATUS OF THE LAW SUIT AGAINST WSI- I WAS IN IRAQ LAST YEAR, WHAT A MESSED UP EVENT.

    AND TELING ME TO GO HOME WELL FIRST YOU CANT JUST LEAVE THE COUNTRY!

    Do you even know where you are? Here or there?

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    Originally posted by NMFIRE33
    WHAT DO YOU MEAN GROW UP- AND TELING ME TO GO HOME WELL FIRST YOU CANT JUST LEAVE THE COUNTRY! WSI WANNA BE OFFICERS HAVE CONTROL OF THAT. PLUS IF YOUR LOVED ONES HAVE BEEN THERE IN IRAQ FROM DAY ONE WELL THEY WOULD ACTUALLY KNOW HOW THEY ACT. I BEEN HERE FOR ALMOST A YEAR AND CANT WAIT TO LEAVE THIS COMPANY. THEY SCREWED UP SO MANY TIMES OUR PAY AND LEAVE R&R, BOYS IN VICTORY DONT KNOW REALLY HOW IT IS IN THE REAL PARTS OF IRAQ. THE INSURGENTS CUTTING THROUGH THE CHAIN LINK FENCE EVERYNIGHT AND MUST I GO ON?
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    If any one wishes to "share or join in on a law suit" against WSI contact wsilawsuit@firehousemail.com
    There have been persons who have stated they were going to sue wsi but I only know of 1 suit and it was to be filed in (washington) DC Seperior Court thur. Jan 12 2006.
    Sorry I can not give you any more info than that.
    As for the people who are reading the threed and making impolite against the people who are trying to gather information. Pleaase dont give them a hard time. You know how you feel when someone comes into your threed and slams wsi.
    all I am saying is be polite- OK
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    Quote Originally Posted by NMFIRE33
    . THE INSURGENTS CUTTING THROUGH THE CHAIN LINK FENCE EVERYNIGHT AND MUST I GO ON?
    Could that have something to do with the fact there is a war going on?
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    Fired fireman sues defense contractor
    Man says he was assaulted before he was dismissed
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    Published: Tuesday, January 17, 2006 11:22 PM EST
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    Gary Lovett, a former D.C. firefighter, claims he was fired from his contracting job after being attacked by his supervisor in Iraq. Jay Westcott/Examiner
    When the Sept. 11 attacks came, D.C. firefighter Gary Lovett says he "got Pearl Harbor syndrome." He left the District after a 23-year career and shipped off, first to Saudi Arabia, then to Afghanistan and then to Iraq, to "do my thing for God and country."

    But he says his willingness to take up the fireman's burden met sloth and heathen folly - and his hopes were brought to naught - when his boss assaulted him and then had him fired.

    Last week, Lovett, 51, of Rockville, filed a six-figure breach-of-contract suit in D.C. Superior Court against the boss and Wackenhut Services Inc., the defense contractor that initially had hired him.


    The hard-talking, hard-living Lovett says he was doing good work for the Marines in Fallujah. But he says that his supervisor - who "wasn't cut out for the job" and was "under enormous undue pressure" - "wigged out" in separate confrontations over training and procedure.

    In the second confrontation, Lovett claims the boss grabbed him by the collar and slammed him into a trailer.



    "Now I'm not saying I'm the most efficient manager in the world. I've got foibles - ask my wife. But [Wackenhut officials] had their kangaroo court and they found that I was guilty," Lovett said.

    Lovett says he's been unable to find work since his firing last March.

    His lawyer, Adele L. Abrams, said the suit should serve as a whiff of grapeshot for scheming defense contractors.



    "These contractors are out there exploiting the people they bring over ‚Ä- who put themselves on the line," Abrams said.

    Wackenhut CEO James L. Long called Lovett's claims "ridiculous."

    "I have 550 people over there and you're welcome to call all of them and you'll get 550 people telling you that it's the most absurd thing they've ever heard," he

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    SEEKING RETRIBUTION

    - The suit seeks $10,000 in "actual" damages - back wages, bonuses and the contents of a foot locker allegedly kept by the company.

    - It seeks an additional $300,000 in punitive damages.

    - Wackenhut's Iraq contract is worth about $80 million.

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    All I have to say is grow the hell up you signed up for it so deal with it at least you are on a secure base and not in the middle of the **** like I was getting shot at every hour

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    Dear Firefighters:



    The Notice of Class Arbitration has been approved by the Arbitrator and we anticipate it being sent by mail within the next couple of weeks.



    Additionally, our website now contains information regarding the class action, including the demand for arbitration, information on the arbitrator and our law firm, and two of the arbitratorís rulings.



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    Quote Originally Posted by mtnfireguy View Post
    Could that have something to do with the fact there is a war going on?
    And to think these guys thought they were going on a vacation when they signed up. Thank God he didn't waste our armed forces time.
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