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March 23, 2023
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Updated: Mar. 22 (21:00)

BURNED Screening
PFFNH
CT Firefighters Seek New Cancer Protection with Access to Workers' Comp
UPFFA
Jeff Rothmeier
IAFF Local 21
2023 Fill the Boot Golf Classic
IAFF Local 21
"BATTLE OF THE BRAVEST"
Lets Fire Cancer
PFAS, Cancer, and Fire Fighters
Missouri State Council of Fire Fighters
 
     
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BURNED Screening
03/22/23 - PFFNH
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CT Firefighters Seek New Cancer Protection with Access to Workers' Comp
03/22/23 - UPFFA
Jeff Rothmeier
03/21/23 - IAFF Local 21
Former St. Paul and current Milwaukee Firefighter, Jeff Rothmeier was unfortunately seriously injured fighting a house fire. On top of his injuries, Jeff’s daughter, Fiona has spent most of the past year traveling to-and-from the Mayo Clinic in Rochester monthly, in preparation for removal of her failing kidney.
2023 Fill the Boot Golf Classic
03/21/23 - IAFF Local 21
That time of year is coming up! Snow will soon be gone, so dust off your golf clubs, grab 3 friends, and sign up for IAFF Local 21 Annual Fill The Boot Golf Classic! Spread the word, and join the fun.
"BATTLE OF THE BRAVEST"
03/21/23 - Lets Fire Cancer
The ninth annual Battle of the Bravest charity hockey game was held on March 19, 2023. The event brings Fire Fighters from across Broome County, N.Y. together for an exciting display of their skating talents. This years game did not disappoint the record crowd ending in a  6- 5 shootout. The real winner this year and every year is CANCER RESEARCH.
PFAS, Cancer, and Fire Fighters
03/17/23 - Missouri State Council of Fire Fighters
March 16, 2023 Brothers and Sisters, Today, the IAFF will be announcing a lawsuit against the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). The lawsuit is being filed in Norfolk County Superior Court in Dedham, Massachusetts. As fire fighters, we understand that danger is inherent to the job. However, we must not accept that our bunker gear has been treated with PFAS, a known carcinogen.
Assistant Chief Matt Simpson is Retiring
03/14/23 - IAFF Local 21
Over $2 billion in grant funding for the fiscal year 2023 is available for homeland security preparedness programs.
03/13/23 - UPFFA
Over $2 billion in grant funding for the fiscal year 2023 is available for homeland security preparedness programs. These grant programs provide critical funding to help state officials prepare for, prevent, protect against, and respond to acts of terrorism.
Friday Update 3-10-23
03/13/23 - IAFF Local 1014
Thursday, March 30, 2023 | Saint Paul City Council Screening Event
03/12/23 - IAFF Local 21
update
03/11/23 - IAFF Local F282
So in case you haven't heard, we finished contract negotiations at the end of last week. The agency now has two weeks to send us a final draft with all the grammar / typo / formatting corrections. We then get to review it to approve that it meets what was agreed upon. Once we confirm that, we will start the ratification process.
Working with the web site modules
03/10/23 - IAFF Local 1014
The UnionActive system is made up of individual Modules that can be added, removed, and customized throughout the site.   To view the current Modules, login to the site as an admin and you will now see gray boxes around each individual module. Each module box contains an x button, up and down arrows, the module order number, and the title of the module.
Set a secure admin password
03/10/23 - IAFF Local 1014
The first thing to do when you initially login as the administrator is set a secure password for the account. Click the User Settings button from the home page, then scroll down to the bottom of the page. You will see a password field. Delete the current password and enter in your own private password.
The administration area
03/10/23 - IAFF Local 1014
The Administration Area is the main control panel for the UnionActive system. To access the Administration Area, login to the website as an administrator, and then click the Admin Area button just below the website date. Each link in the Administration Area has a short description about what can be done in that area.
Lincoln Anderson's Ski Day & Fun Race
03/10/23 - PFFNH
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Friday Update 3-3-23
03/09/23 - IAFF Local 1014
Friday Update 2-24-23
03/09/23 - IAFF Local 1014
2023 International Woman's Day
03/08/23 - IAFF Local 21
Local 21 would like to give shout out to all the brave women whose dedication contributes to a better fire service.
March 5-8, 2023: IAFF Legislative Conference
03/08/23 - UPFFA
A delegation from the Uniformed Professional Fire Fighters Association of Connecticut, alongside members from all of the International Association of Fire Fighters, gather on Capitol Hill to rally for our elected officials to act on OUR issues. Most importantly, protecting firefighters from cancer and banning PFAS from our gear.
IAFF Local 244 Executive Board Vacancies
03/06/23 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
Executive Board Vacancies (City & County) The IAFF Local 244 Executive Board is accepting letters of interest for the positions of City Chapter Fourth Steward, City First Trustee, and County Chapter Fourth Steward for the next 14 calendar days.
March 17, 2023 | Saint Patrick's Day Parade
03/05/23 - IAFF Local 21
                2023 Saint Patrick's Day Parade is Thursday, March 17, 2022, at Noon.
Meeting Notice | Veteran Fire Fighter Association
03/04/23 - IAFF Local 21
Call Secretary-Treasurer Mike Hogan at 952.463.5316 to reserve your meal by Monday, March 6th. The American Legion needs a head count for food preparation. If you do not plan to eat, do not call ahead. Just show up! Adult beverages are available. Questions, or if you need a ride, call Tim Wirth (651.247.4775) or Mike Hogan (952.463.5316) Join the email list! Send your email address to 2of12hogan@gmail.com The Veteran Fire Fighters (VFF) is an association of active and retired Saint Paul Firefighters with at least 15 years on the Saint Paul Fire Department, and Honorary Firefighters.
Snowmageddon 3-3-23
03/04/23 - IAFF Local 1164
Good Afternoon Livonia, what a night. We hope everyone is doing good after snowmageddon. Your Livonia Firefighters had a busy shift and no doubt it was tough on everyone. Even with all the calls we had one of our crews took a critical patient who required emergency transfer from SMH to Pontiac since helicopters could not fly in the weather.
2023 St. Patrick's Day shirts.
03/04/23 - IAFF Local 1164
The Time Has Finally Arrived......to get your 2023 St. Patrick's Day shirts. Sizes are Small - XL. Short Sleeve Only, The cost will be $25 each/shipped. Send your orders to LFFU1164CHARITY@gmail.com. We will contact you with payment information. Remember we have a limited number of shirts to sell so get your orders in fast. All proceeds go to charity.
SPFD 1st Annual Hockey Tournament T-Shirts are now on sale!!
03/03/23 - IAFF Local 21
SPFD 1st Annual Hockey Tournament T-Shirts are now on sale!! This store is only for hockey players and their friends and families.  Orders will be brought to the tournament for pick up. The proceeds of this T-Shirt sale will go to support health and wellness initiatives for Saint Paul Firefighters! Thank you to Hiway Credit Union, MN Fire, Schell's Brewing Co.
Scholarships
03/03/23 - IAFF Local 648
PFFM Members, The John J and Nora Jennings and T. Dustin Alward Scholarships have been posted on the PFFM website. For further information, please use the link below. Good luck to all applicants! For further information -  http://pffm.org/index.cfm?zone=/unionactive/private_view_page.
Local Bylaws Workshop
03/02/23 - PFFNH
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Passing of Brother Mark Bremer
03/01/23 - Kansas State Council of Fire Fighters
Members of the Kanasas State Council of Firefighters, Former Local 1371 President Mark Bremer has passed away.  Our condolences to his family during this difficult time.   There will be a Celebration of Life on March 4th 3 pm to 6 pm at Jakes Place 12001 Johnson Drive, Shawnee Ks. 66212.
Friday Update 2-17-23
02/23/23 - IAFF Local 1014
Friday Update 2-10-23
02/23/23 - IAFF Local 1014
FY 2022 Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) grant application period opened on Monday, Feb. 13 and will close Friday, March 17.
02/22/23 - UPFFA
The FY 2022 Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) grant application period opened on Monday, Feb. 13 and will close Friday, March 17. The SAFER grant was created to provide funding directly to fire departments to help them increase or maintain the number of trained fire fighters available in their communities.
Battle of the Badges
02/22/23 - IAFF Local 311
Battle of the Badges March 18th Madison Ice Arena, 725 Forward Dr, Madison, WI. Doors open @ 2:45pm
County Promotional Committee
02/21/23 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
Brothers and sisters, We are now accepting interest letters for the County Chapter Promotional Committee. Please send your interest letters to countyvp244@gmail.com.  In the coming year, Local 244 will continue to have an integral role in the BCFR promotional process.
2023 Corey Rose Wishes and Heroes Concert
02/21/23 - Colorado Professional Fire Fighters
2023 Corey Rose Wishes and Heroes Concert is just months away. June 24th, 2023 at the Breckinridge Brewery in Littleton. Please come out and join us, and if you know of anyone that would like to sponsor, please get them the Ask letter and sponsorship levels, which are attached.
L1309 and WestFax Brewery fundraising beer event
02/21/23 - Colorado Professional Fire Fighters
Westfax Brewery Special Collaboration Release Local 1309 Hook & Halligan IPA Proceeds benefit: Colorado Professional Fire Fighters Foundation Saturday, 2/25, 12:00 p.m. till 11:00 p.m.
Welcome
02/21/23 - IAFF Local 2980
Welcome to the Local 2980 website, home of Palm Harbor/Oldsmar Professional Firefighters.
MDA Boot Camp and Summer Camp
02/20/23 - Minnesota Professional Fire Fighters
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Dr. Hamrock's Recommended list of screenings and tests
02/20/23 - Belmont Fire Fighters
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City Chapter Special Meeting to approve two (2) MOU’s 2/24/23
02/17/23 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
City Chapter Special Meeting to approve two (2) MOU’s between IAFF Local 244 and COA/Albuquerque Fire Rescue reference ‘Finder Fee MOU’ and ‘Temporary Transport Unit Incentive Pay Basics & Intermediates MOU’ A City Chapter Special Meeting is scheduled for Friday February 24, 2023 at 10:30a.m.
County Chief Steward Vacancy
02/15/23 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
County Chief Steward Vacancy The IAFF Local 244 Executive Board is accepting letters of interest for the County Chief Steward position for the next 14 calendar days.
Saint Paul Firefighters 2022 | Year in Review
02/10/23 - IAFF Local 21
The Truth in Compensation
02/10/23 - IAFF Local 4349
Los Angles Firefighter makes $712,933 in 2022! It is unfathomable to comprehend why any Los Angeles city worker would make so much, right?  While that headline is startling, it is done for a purpose.   The recent article in the HD Daily News (https://www.fireengineering.
We're looking for a few good firefighters
02/10/23 - IAFF Local 4349
http://www.rsf-fire.
City Chief Steward & City 1st Steward Vacancies
02/09/23 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
City Chapter chief Steward & City 1st Steward Vacancy The IAFF Local 244 Executive Board is accepting letters of interest for the City First (1) Steward position for the next 14 calendar days.
2023 Annual Retiree Banquet
02/08/23 - IAFF Local 42
Applications are now open for the A. Michael Mullane Political Training Academy (PTA) and Communications Training Academy (CTA) programs
02/06/23 - UPFFA
Applications are now open for the A. Michael Mullane Political Training Academy (PTA) and Communications Training Academy (CTA) programs. Both take place Monday, May 1 – Friday, May 5, 2023 at the Maritime Conference Center in Linthicum Heights, Md. Applications for both the PTA and CTA programs are due by Thursday, Feb. 9. Decisions will be sent by Monday, Feb. 20.
Friday Update 2-3-23
02/06/23 - IAFF Local 1014
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