New York City EMS Workers Allege Retaliation After Speaking About Pandemic

Posted by on June 11, 2020 5:01 pm
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New York City Fire Department paramedic Elizabeth Bonilla (center) wears personal protective equipment after an emergency call in April in the Bronx borough of New York City. Bonilla is suing the city for allegedly retaliating against her and other EMS workers who spoke to the news media about responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.

A group of first responders who spoke to the news media, including NPR, about their experiences during the COVID-19 outbreak are suing the city after they were suspended or restricted from work.

(Image credit: John Minchillo/AP)

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