Motion For Summary Judgment Upheld Against Plaintiff Who Alleged Retaliation

Plaintiff, a Caucasian Fire Captain, alleged he was harassed and retaliated against by the Fire Department and African American Fire Captain after Plaintiff reported the illegal and unauthorized conduct of the African American Captain and his subordinates, in violation of the  Fair Employment and Housing Act, Civil Code 52.1 and Labor Code 1102.5.  Plaintiff alleges he reported several arson fires, destruction of County and personal property, and workplace violence undertaken by the African American Fire Captain’s crew.  Defendant prevailed on a Motion for Summary Judgment.  The decision was upheld on appeal.