Unite Against Cancer
March 25, 2015 - the Oregon State Fire Fighters Council (OSFFC) joined OHSU Knight Cancer Institute researcher Lisa Coussens, Ph.D., her colleagues and representatives from Unite for the Knight to celebrate a gift of $21,000 to the Knight Cancer Challenge.
The newly elected Executive Board of the Oregon State Fire Fighters Council were sworn into office at the 28th Biennial Convention held at the Running Y Ranch in Klamath Falls Oregon. New Officers for 2014-2016:
President Kelly Bach, Secretary-Treasurer Jeff Hamilton, Legislative Director Bob Livingston.
OSFFC LOCALS.......At the IAFF 2010 Convention, delegates passed a resolution requiring locals to submit to the General Secretary-Treasurer a current copy of their respective constitution and by-laws in a searchable electronic format.
If you have not submitted an electronic version of your local's constitution.
Current news directly from IAFF locals, councils, and state/province associations
in the US and Canada.
Calls to date 05/26/16 - Westport Fire Local1802
Groups 3 and 4 responded to 21 calls in 48 hours the 4 men shifts averaged a call every 2 hours both Fire and EMS. While also providing Mutual aid to surrounding cities. As the summer approaches and the population grows, Local 1802 may have one of its busiest years yet.
Work out/Cook out 05/26/16 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
The Denver Firefighters group "Better Halves" would like to invite you to join them in a work out/cook out. This is for couples and singles to enjoy a work out and then hang around for a catered meal.
2016 IAFF Convention Resolution 05/26/16 - Missouri State Council of Fire Fighters
The delegates who attended the annual Southern Federation of Professional Fire Fighters Conference which was held May 19-22, 2016 in Atlanta, GA unanimously endorsed this Collective Bargaining Resolution that was submitted by the Greater Kansas City Fire Fighters Local 42.
Two Families 05/26/16 - IAFF Local 1164
When you are a firefighter, you have two families: your family at home and your family at the firehouse. You have a big commitment to both. Taking on the job of a firefighter means that your family at home will have to make sacrifices just as you do in order to gain the rewards of the job.
Help Macomb Township 05/26/16 - Michigan Professional Fire Fighters Union
Local 1557-Sterling Heights Challenges Other MPFFU Locals to JoinThem in Assisting Members of Local 5023-Macomb Township.
Test 05/25/16 - IAFF Local 1173
Extrication Training 5/25/16 05/25/16 - New London Fire Fighters
While training behind the North Station tonight, the neighborhood kids that were playing basketball became interested in what we were doing. Members informed them that we were doing extrication training and showed them the tools we use at an accident scene.
Volunteer Needed!! 05/25/16 - Aurora Fire Fighters
Aurora City Council Member for Ward II and longtime fire supporter, Renie Peterson is having her annual BBQ on Saturday June 11 (A-Shift working) from 2-4:30pm at General's Park, 1561 Quentin.
I will be out of town and need a volunteer to flip burgers, hotdogs and just generally smooze with Ward II voters.
Local 21 Regrets To Announce The Passing Of Retired Firefighter Ray Kunzer 05/25/16 - IAFF Local 21
Local 21 regrets to announce the passing of retired Firefighter Ray Kunzer. Firefighter Kunzer started with the Saint Paul Fire Department on February 6, 1956 and retired on March 9, 1976. Ray passed on May 21, 2016.
Mass of Christian Burial Thursday, May 26th at 10 AM (visitation 9-10 AM) at ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST CATHOLIC CHURCH; 835 - 2nd Ave. NW; New Brighton.
IAFF/BCFD CBA Ratification Vote 5-24-16 05/24/16 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
The 2016 County Chapter CBA was ratified by the membership with 68% approval. Special thanks to the Negotiating Team and the Members who worked the polls. Log-in to the members area under Contracts to review the official tally. Please call Sgt. At Arms Miguel Tittmann with any questions or concerns.
City Council Resolution R-16-41 - AFD Minimum Staffing Requirements 05/24/16 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
Securing minimum staffing with rank specific sworn personnel is critical to safe and effective operations. In working with Council President Dan Lewis and Councilor Isaac Benton we have achieved the long standing goal of this union to secure the policy and practice of safe minimum staffing through a City Council Resolution (R-16-41).
First Responder Support Group 05/24/16 - IAFF Local 135
First Responder Support Group
The First Responder Support Group is an anonymous, self-help support group. The support group provides First Responders with a safe environment to share their common experiences and concerns with other First Responder participants.
2016 IAFF Convention Resolution 05/24/16 - Southern Federation of Professional Fire Fighters
Brothers and Sisters:
This past weekend the delegates attending the Southern Federation of Professional Fire Fighters unanimously endorsed this Collective Bargaining Resolution. The Resolution shall be submitted by the Greater Kansas City Fire Fighters IAFF Local 42.
Memorial Celebration 05/24/16 - Scranton Firefighters IAFF Local # 60
On Sunday, May 29 at 11am, there will be a Memorial Celebration to honor our fallen brothers of the Scranton Fire Department. This celebration will be held at our memorial statue, which is located outside of Fire Headquarters on the Mulberry St. side of City Hall. This year we will honor a fallen brother who gave his life more than 100 years ago.
Special Meeting 6/8 05/24/16 - Newport News Firefighter's Association
June monthly meeting will be held on 6/8 at Angelo's Steak & Pancake House (755 J. Clyde Blvd) beginning at 9am. We will be in the back room and will discuss several topics along with meeting Andrew Pantelis who is running for the open IAFF 5th District Representative seat with the International (our district).
Home Town Heroes Legislation 05/23/16 - IAFF Local 21
Monday, May 23 2016
Dear MPFF Sisters and Brothers,
Last night, just minutes before the adjournment deadline of midnight, the 2016 Minnesota
Legislature passed a supplemental spending bill which included funding for the MN Hometown
Heroes Act (MNHHA).
2016 Fire & EMS Day At Summit Brewery 05/23/16 - Saint Paul Fire Foundation
The Saint Paul Fire Foundation partnered with Summit Brewery to host the 1st annual Fire & EMS day at the brewery. Despite a chilly day, the event was a great success. A big thank you to Saint Paul Fire's Ladder 10, Engine & Medic 10, and Engine 8 who all stopped by to give tours of their apparatus.
Tunnel to Towers 5K Run- Alpena, MI 05/23/16 - Detroit Fire Fighters Association
The Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation is dedicated to helping military heroes, the premier program, Building for America's Bravest, helps build smart homes for our nation's most catastrophically injured service members. Alpena is building Michigan’s first smart home for a military hero.
Memorial Sunday 05/22/16 - IAFF Somerville Fire Local 76
SOMERVILLE FIREFIGHTERS MEMORIAL SUNDAY
Sunday June 5, 2016
All off duty personnel are urged to attend
Class A uniform required
We will lay a wreath at Arrow Paper Memorial then proceed to the Lowell St.
Sign Holding Schedule 05/22/16 - IAFF Local 2180
Local 2180 Members,
Please make time in your day to help support our endorsed City Council Candidate Mike Diaz by holding signs.
ICMA Financial Planning 05/22/16 - IAFF Local #1945
Did you know that your pension plan provides the ability to meet with a certified financial planner for free? This is a service that very few of us take advantage of. Its always a good idea to get someone to look at your financial structure and analyze where you could make improvements.
Randolph Firefighter Memorial Sunday 05/22/16 - Randolph FireFighters IAFF Local 1268
Randolph Firefighter Memorial Sunday
Sunday June 12 2016 will be Randolph Firefighters Memorial Sunday. This Year the church service will be held at St. Marys Church with Memorial service to Follow at Randolph Fire Headquarters. All members retired members and members of the Randolph Community are invited to attend.
Tentative Contract Agreement Posted May 21, 2016 05/21/16 - Medford Firefighters Local 1431
Under Member Resources move your cursor over the Negotiations 2016 tab and click "Tentative Contract Agreement" to view the tentative contract agreement language. Language that has strikeout is no longer applicable. Language that is underlined is new or modified languge.
Upcoming May and June Events 05/21/16 - IAFF Local 21
1. Memorial Day Service - Calvary Cemetery, Saturday, May 28th at 0830, Breakfast at the Coffee Cup afterwards.
2. Grand Old Day Parade - Sunday, June 5th at 0930, Jeff Schade has been notified and will be there with his ladder truck.
3. Membership meetings on June 7 & 8, Contract offer will be voted on.
Memorial Day 05/21/16 - Randolph FireFighters IAFF Local 1268
Charity Golf 05/21/16 - IAFF Local 4349
Rancho Santa Fe Local 4349 raises money for charity by participating in the 2nd Annual Guns and Hoses Golf Tournament. All proceeds go to help wounded and disabled vererans through the Phoenix Patriot Foundation. http://phoenixpatriotfoundation.
Wallingford Fire Department, firefighters take precautions against work-related illness 05/21/16 - UPFFA
WALLINGFORD — The fire department has recently taken measures to prevent harmful toxins associated with fire responses from affecting the health of firefighters.
Trucks and engines were recently equipped with a pack of Rescue Wipes, a wipe designed for firefighters that cleans skin which has been exposed to toxins associated with fires, according to the product’s website.
Denver Fire Fighters Burn Foundation Payday Raffle 05/20/16 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
Denver Fire Fighters Burn Foundation Payday Raffle
The winner for today's payday raffle is Dean Tripp. Dean is a retired engineer of Station 8 and President Emeritus of Local 858. If you can believe it this is Dean’s second win in three years. Congratulations to Dean.
LODD Davenport 05/19/16 - Iowa Professional Fire Fighters
IN THE LINE OF DUTY
Local Number: L0017
Location: Davenport, IA
It is with deepest regret and sorrow to report the line-of-duty death of Lieutenant Mark Kakert of IAFF Local 17 - Davenport, Iowa.
Billy Chyzik Retirement Luncheon 05/19/16 - International Association of Firefighters
After 28 Years of Government service, spread out over 4 Fire Departments, Bill Chyzik is hanging 'em up! Please join us on June 5th 2016 at the waterfront firehouse (94-2) as we honor Billy and wish him well on his next chapter. The luncheon will start at 1:00 pm. All food and drinks will be provided by IAFF Local F-147.
Please help us give Billy the proper send off he deserves.