F.I.R.E. fights unfair hiring practices: St.Louis American

Posted: Tuesday, May 31, 2011 10:20 am | Updated: 1:22 pm, Tue May 31, 2011. By Abram L. Pruitt Jr., F.I.R.E. president | 0 comments On Friday May 27, 2011 a jury deliberated for about five hours and found the City guilty of discrimination against Deputy Fire Chief Charles Coyle. Chief Coyle, Fire Marshal for

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Rift in St. Louis Fire Department Over Pension Negotiations

Brian Kelly March 4, 2011 3:08 PM ST. LOUIS (KMOX)-As negotiations continue with the city over pension and budget issues, a rift is forming among St. Louis firefighters. The Firefighters Institute for Racial Equality, which represents most of the department’s African-American firefighters, says IFF Local 73 officials are not including them and their concerns in

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