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Vulcans, others say FDNY does little to curb firefighter harassment

Department’s equal opportunity office subject of lopsided ‘no-confidence’ vote

Posted 9/30/22

By last July, firefighter Anita Daniel had filed so many unsuccessful claims with the FDNY’s Equal Employment Opportunity Office for mistreatment that when a captain at the FDNY academy slapped her rear end and then laughed it off, she felt her only recourse was to file a police report.  

Daniel’s superiors at the FDNY had long told her that when an incident happened on the job, she was supposed to report it to them for possible discipline and keep relations in the firehouse on an even keel.  

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