Female Huntsville Firefighter Claims Retaliation for Reporting Sexual Harassment

The Huntsville Times recently reported that a female Huntsville firefighter has alleged that she was retaliated against after filing a sexual harassment complaint.  Donna Grimwood contends that a former boyfriend and fellow firefighter propositioned her for sex, insulted her in front of colleagues and physically assaulted her by grabbing her breasts.  Grimwood reported the behavior to her captain and made a formal complaint in August 2010.   Although the City’s personnel board concluded that retaliation did not take place, Grimwood has now appealed the ruling to the City Council.

The full article is available at:  http://blog.al.com/breaking/2012/02/female_huntsville_firefighter.html

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