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Fairfax loses one suit, wins another over harassment (access required)

Firefighters brought claims in federal court

A female former firefighter has won a $250,000 sexual harassment jury verdict against Fairfax County in Alexandria federal court. But a second lawsuit, before a different federal judge in Alexandria, has been dismissed on summary judgment. Both cases involved allegations of a male-dominated culture at Fairfax firehouses, where crude jokes were the norm and one particular ...

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