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Judge Halts New York City From Using Exam Results to Hire Firefighters



August 6, 2010 By

A federal judge has temporarily enjoined New York City from using its current examination for appointing entry-level firefighter candidates. "Because the test questions do not measure the abilities required for the job of entry-level firefighter, the examination cannot distinguish between qualified and unqualified candidates, or even between more and less qualified candidates," Eastern District Judge Nicholas G. Garaufis wrote in United States v. The Vulcan Society Inc., 07-cv-2067. Law.com


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