Mobile Fire Chief Stephen Dean Censured by firefighters of local union 1349

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Firefighters of the local 1349 of Mobile Alabama have been discussing and contemplating having Fire Chief Stephen Dean censured or a vote of no confidence for several months. The issue about having Chef Dean censured had to be voted on at the August 3, 2010 meeting if firefighters wanted the resolution to be in the July/August 2010 issue of the international firefighter magazine convention 2010 preview.

Mobile Fire Chief Censured

The local union 1349 of Mobile firefighters had their monthly meeting on August 3, 2010. The firefighters in the meeting had many topics to discuss. One of those topics was concerning the censorship of Fire Chief Stephen Dean.

Firefighters of the local 1349 of Mobile Alabama have been discussing and contemplating having Fire Chief Stephen Dean censured or a vote of no confidence for several months. The issue about having Chef Dean censured had to be voted on at the August 3, 2010 meeting if firefighters wanted the resolution to be in the July/August 2010 issue of the international firefighter magazine convention 2010 preview.

After a lengthily discussion on the pros and cons of having Chief Stephen Dean censured the union members present took a vote and the vote of yes to have Chief Dead censured was more that the vote of no’s.

In the paragraph below is just one of the several reasons that the local union members of the Mobile 1349 voted yes to have Chief Dean censured.

According to the July/August 2010 Issue of International Fire Fighter and the local union 1349 of Mobile Fire Chief Stephen Dean has skipped employees that made higher on a promotion exam to go further down the promotion list to promote an employee that scored less on a promotional exam thus resulting in several law suits against the city of Mobile and in each case the employee that was skipped was awarded thousands and thousands of dollars.

The complete censure can be seen on page 29 of the International Fire Fighter convention 2010 preview issue published about firefighters and issues concerning firefighters.

Click on the first two links below to view one of the cases involving Chief Dean skipping an employee that made a higher score on a promotional exam.
http://www.examiner.com/x-29309-Mobile-Firehouse-Examiner~y2010m4d19-Fire-chief-William-Hunter-reverse-discrimination-law-suit-starts-Monday
http://www.examiner.com/x-29309-Mobile-Firehouse-Examiner~y2010m5d19-Mobile-Fire-Department-Chief-William-Hunter-wins-racial-discrimination-lawsuit
http://www.sidetick.com/blog.php?user=50816&blogentry_id=11860
http://www.allvoices.com/contributed-news/6499336-mobile-fire-chief-stephen-dean-censured-by-firefighters-of-local-union-1349

The link below is to the IAFF website.
http://www.iaff.org/

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Censured, Fire Chief, Firefighters, Local Union 1349, Mobile, Stephen Dean

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