Wednesday, July 7

FF/medics fired over Facebook posts did they deserve it?

Two firefighters-paramedics have been fired for ethics violations resulting from posts they made to their personal Facebook accounts. Did they deserve to be fired? Was their right to free speech violated? What do you think? Read the stories and decide.

FDNY medic likely to lose job for joking about patient. The Lt. posted details online of a 911 call he found hilarious — a woman complaining of a swollen vagina — with the patient's name and address
FDNY medic likely to lose job for joking about patient

And then there is this:

SC firefighter-medic fired over Facebook post. A firefighter-paramedic has been fired over a video he posted on Facebook of an exchange between two cartoon characters at a hospital.

So...Did they both deserve to be fired? What say you?