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270 PRODUCTION AND MAINTENANCE EMPLOYEES OF SORRENTO CHEESE WALK OFF THE JOB
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DAVIS WIRE COMMUNITY RALLY - JULY 17 @ 3PM
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PA GOP Using Voter Aid Funds To Cover Up Voter Suppression?
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StepUp Is Close
07/20/18 - Sioux Falls Firefighters Association - IAFF Local 814
Only eight weeks until Step Up for Heroes! It's time to register! Check out some of the highlights from last year. Sign Up to Step Up at http://bit.ly/StepUpSiouxFalls.  Questions? Contact us at events@stepupforheroes.
Otero Ave Natural Gas Fire
07/19/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2164
At 12:50 p.m. on Thursday July 19th, Local 2164 members responded to an accident involving a trenching tractor in a neighborhood under construction at 15895 E. Otero Avenue. The workers called 911 and reported that they struck a natural gas line underground, which burst into flames.
Broadmoor Drive Structure Fire
07/19/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2164
At 10:51 a.m. on Thursday July 19th, Local 2164 members responded to a reported residential structure fire at 23541 Broadmoor Drive in Parker. A neighbor heard smoke alarms sounding inside and saw smoke coming from a basement vent. First arriving Engine 47 found smoke showing and upgraded the response to a confirmed fire and additional units were dispatched.
2018 IAFF Local 42 Golf Tournament
07/19/18 - Missouri State Council of Fire Fighters
Download Registration Form here. Download Golf Sponsorship Form here.
Firefighters Poker Run
07/19/18 - IAFF Local 2866
Preregistration for the Fayetteville Firefighters Poker Run during Bikes, Blues and BBQ is now open. Everyone who preregisters will be guaranteed a poker run t-shirt. All proceeds go to various charities and benefits for the Fayetteville Firefighters.  Click here to sign up.
Breast Cancer Awarness Shirts
07/19/18 - IAFF Local 2866
The Fayetteville Firefighters Local 2866 has started it Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign. You can help support us by purchasing one of our Awareness shirts by clicking on the Local 2866 Store on the left side of the webpage. The money raised from the sales of the shirts will go to help support the Washington Regional Cancer Support House. Shirts are $25 plus shipping.
Celebrating...Mike Camelo Jr. Back Yard Steak Out
07/19/18 - IAFF 1826
2018 August 7th Primary Election Ballot
07/18/18 - IAFF Local 42
View the 2017 August Primary Ballot here.
Chisolm Trail RV
07/18/18 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
Attention IAFF Local 244 Members: The New Mexico Professional Fire Fighters Association and Chisolm Trail RV have partnered to bring exclusive pricing to IAFF members statewide for their Travel Trailer, RV or service needs. Owner Erin Chisolm can be reached at (619) 410-2440 for more info.
FF William Newton
07/17/18 - IAFF Local 1403
Metro-Dade Firefighters Local 1403 sadly announces the passing of Retired FF William Newton. William passed away today July 16, 2018. William served MDFR for 34 years. He will be deeply missed by all who knew him. William is the father of Capt. John Newton who is currently with MDFR.
18th District Court Judge Endorsement
07/17/18 - IAFF Local 135
 The Wichita Firefighters L135 Fire Pac is endorsing David Lowden for the 18th District Diviion 17 Court Judge in Sedgwick County.  David came to us wanting our endorsement. Charles Helm, Jerimiah Toothaker and I met with him and wanted to know our thought and why he wanted our support. He has worked in the DA's office for the last 26 years.
Mike Freeman 1 year Anniversary
07/16/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2164
Monday July 16, 2018 marks the 1-year anniversary of Engineer Mike Freeman’s Line of Duty Death. “Free” passed away peacefully at his home after suffering from job related cancer. Family, friends and South Metro personnel gathered at fire headquarters while the Honor Guard and Pipes & Drums carried out a remembrance ceremony.
CalFire LODD
07/16/18 - IAFF Local 1014
IAFF Center of Excellence
07/16/18 - Charlotte Firefighters Association
The IAFF Center of Excellence for Behavioral Health Treatment and Recovery is a treatment facility for IAFF members who are struggling with addiction, PTSD other related behavioral health challenges. Click the following link for more information: https://youtu.
59th Annual Gillette Children's Carnival
07/16/18 - IAFF Local 21
This is a reminder that the Gillette Carnival is this Wednesday, July 18th with set up starting at 9:00 am with the carnival running from 10:30 am to 1:30 pm.  Please refer to the attached documents for free parking that will be provided at the event.
C470 RV Fire
07/15/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2164
At 6:30 a.m. on Sunday July 15th, Local 2086 and 2164 members responded to a RV fire in the eastbound lanes of C-470 just east of the Broadway overpass. A large... plume of black smoke was visible for miles and when crews arrived they found the RV fully engulfed with flames. Engine 16 and Tower 18 used 2 hose lines to control the flames.
Local 1014 Friday update
07/13/18 - IAFF Local 1014
2018 Golf Tournament
07/13/18 - Hamden Professional Firefighters
Amazing Mentor Spotlight Interview with Sally A. Casazza
07/13/18 - Toy Program
See full article here. By Ashley Lin, Adult Spotlight Interviewer and Nonfiction Editor The San Francisco Firefighters Toy Program is the largest firefighter toy give-away in the United States. Imagine when you went to school one day, there was a fire at your house. All your possessions are gone, including that special teddy bear you’ve had ever since you were a baby.
STACHE STRONG
07/13/18 - Lets Fire Cancer
Since 2006, when The Retired Professional Fire Fighters Cancer Fund was founded, I have had the honor and privledge of meeting countless outstanding individuals.
FF James Hammond
07/12/18 - IAFF Local 1403
Metro-Dade Firefighters Local 1403 sadly announces the passing of Retired FF James Hammond. James passed away on July 8, 2018. James served with MDFR for 37 years. James will be missed by all who knew him. The family requests in lieu of flowers that donations be made to the FF Charities. You can make a check payable to: D.C.F.F Charities 8000 N.W. 21 St.
I-25 Commercial Carrier Fire
07/12/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2164
Just after 5 p.m. on July 10th a semi traveling southbound on Interstate 25 between Arapahoe Road and Dry Creek Road made a hard stop in traffic; a bale of hay on the trailer came loose and made contact with an exhaust pipe. The bale of hay immediately ignited and quickly spread into the truck and stacks of hay. Thankfully the driver escaped without injuries.
December 5-7, 2018: UPFFA & Rhode Island Health & Safety Seminar
07/11/18 - UPFFA
Victory! Fire Fighter Cancer Registry Act Signed Into Law
07/11/18 - IAFF Local 3556
Victory! Fire Fighter Cancer Registry Act Signed Into Law Culminating more than two years of intense lobbying and hard work by the IAFF and its leadership, President Donald Trump has signed the Firefighter Cancer Registry Act of 2018 (H.R. 931) into law.
Rally for National Grid workers
07/10/18 - Boston Fire Fighters
Thanks to all our members who showed their support to Nation Grid Local 12003 & Local 12012 at today's rally at City Hall Plaza and the State House
Paoli Way Structure Fire
07/10/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2164
At 1:14 a.m. on Tuesday July 10th, Local 2164 members responded to a reported house fire at 17326 Paoli Way in Parker. When crews arrived, they observed a haze of smoke in the air and stretched an attack hose line to the rear of the home. A smoldering deck fire was discovered and quickly extinguished.
Union Meeting
07/10/18 - IAFF Local 2446
Union Meeting July 17 ,2018 7PM union office venue could change to station one in order to get a quarum. Topic for discussion will be wages and benifits for contract negotiations. Member input is welcomed.
NE Golf tournament
07/10/18 - Pennsylvania Professional Fire Fighters Association
Luzerne Co. L0840 is hosting the annual North East golf tournament on September 5, 2018 at Sand Springs Country Club 10 Clubhouse Dr, Drum PA. 10:00 AM shotgun start. $95 per golfer.
A Thank You
07/09/18 - Sioux Falls Firefighters Association - IAFF Local 814
I am Bryce Barnard the Executive Director at Huether Family Match Pointe.  I personally wanted to Thank You and acknowledge that we did indeed receive the check/donation for the AED and have purchased it and have it up in our facility.  Kirk Rangel was nice enough to come by and train us in on it so we are in a much safer place when it comes to what an AED provides.
Benevolent Fund & TV Fund Deductions
07/09/18 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
Attention Members: Be advised, deductions for Benevolent and TV Fund will be deducted this month (July 2018) in accordance with Article IV, Section 6 and Section 10 of the IAFF Local 244 Constitution & Bylaws.  City Chapter Members: Please be advised that deductions for Benevolent Fund and TV Fund are scheduled to come out during the first pay period in July 2018.
Celebration Of Life for Lt. Dennis Whitlock
07/09/18 - IAFF Local 1403
Metro-Dade Firefighters Local 1403 sadly announce the passing of Retired Lt.Dennis Whitlock. Dennis passed away on July 7, 2018 he was 60. He served MDFR from 4/22/96 to 12/09/13. He will be deeply missed by all who knew him. May he R.I.P.
LOCAL 21 Grey Polo Shirts
07/08/18 - IAFF Local 21
IAFF LOCAL 21 Grey Polo Shirts, LIMITED QUANTITIES $45.
2019 Group Calendars and Important Updates
07/07/18 - International Association of Firefighters
Group Calendars for 2019 are now available under the header of "2019 Group Calendars" in the Member Home section of the website. Calendars must be printed in color to be viewed properly.
Parker Road MVA
07/07/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2164
At 12:09 p.m. on Friday July 6th, Local 2164 members responded to a traffic collision at South Parker Road and J Morgan Boulevard in Parker. 911 callers reported a commercial vehicle had flipped over and people were trapped. When crews arrived they found a delivery truck on its wheels after rolling over, a sedan with significant frontend damage and a large fuel spill.
Powhaton Brush Fire
07/06/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2164
Local 2164 members assisted our partners at Local 1290 with a 9 acre brush fire in Southlands on July 4th. The fire burned in open space near Orchard Road and Powhaton Road around 3 p.m. Although a neighborhood was nearby, no homes were threatened. Aurora and South Metro respond together on a regular basis along our district borders to provide the best service possible.
South Curtis Interface Fire
07/06/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2164
At 2:15 pm on July 4th, Local 2086 and 2164 members were dispatched to a report of a small grass fire threatening a home at 5607 S. Curtice Street. First arriving Engine 11 sized-up a fast moving small vegetation fire in the backyard and open field behind the address with nearby structures threatened.
2018 Resolutions
07/06/18 - Arkansas Professional Fire Fighters Association
Brothers and Sisters,   The Principle officers for the Arkansas Professional Firefighters recently attended the IAFF District 14 Convention held in Orange Beach, Alabama.  While at the event the delegation reviewed the resolutions that will be voted on at the upcoming IAFF convention in Seattle, Washington.
IAFF Center of Excellence
07/06/18 - OSFFC
With the July 4th holiday here, Ihere is the IAFF Center of Excellence for behavorial health treatment and recovery.   Our 1-800 # for any IAFF member emergencies that may come up. It's fully staffed 24/7 and can support same day admissions if need be: 844-439-8445
Red Cross - "Sound The Alarm"
07/06/18 - IAFF Local 740
Poll Workers Needed - August 7th Election
07/05/18 - IAFF Local 42
Brothers and Sisters, As you are well aware, the August 7th Primary Election is approaching very soon.  We will need to have poll workers at as many polls as possible. One very important issue on the ballot is Proposition A (Right to Work).
July Meeting Canceled
07/04/18 - Newport News Firefighter's Association
July's monthly meeting has been canceled. Enjoy your summer.
2018 Gillette Childrens Carnival - July 18th
07/04/18 - IAFF Local 21
It's that time of year again for the Gillette Carnival! It's an opportunity to come together as Local 21 to host the 59th Annual Gillette Children's Carnival.  Any and all volunteers are greatly appreciated to help make this event a success including family and friends.
Happy 4th of July
07/04/18 - IAFF Local 1014
Surrey Ridge Brush Fire
07/03/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2164
Just before 5 p.m. on Tuesday July 2nd, Local 2164 members responded to multiple reports of a brush fire along the west side of I-25 near Surrey Ridge. When members arrived they found 3 separate fires burning along the southbound lanes, slowly spreading south and west. Members began their suppression tactics along Clydesdale Road near the highway underpass.
NEW GRILL AT UNION HALL FOR USE
07/03/18 - Amarillo Professional Firefighters
GRILL FOR USE AT THE UNION HALL We now have a grill for use at the Union Hall.  This was a gift donated through the guys at #5 A shift.   This is a really nice Tec Infrared propane grill that retails for more than $2000.00.  Please take care of it so we can all get use from it.  It does not have a bottle and you will have to bring your own propane for use.
President Tuttle Statement
07/02/18 - IAFF Local 1426
Brother Rosa's memorial reminder
07/02/18 - IAFF Local 1014
Los Angeles County Firefighters IAFF Local 1014 Representing over 3100 Firefighters, Paramedics, Dispatchers Pilots, Wildland Firefighters, Forestry and Health Haz Mat personnel Captain Dave Rosa’s Celebration of Life/Memorial services Tomorrow, Tuesday July 3, 2018 at 10:00 a.m.
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  • Teamsters understand the value in union membership. Higher pay, better benefits, and a greater voice in the workplace are standards set by union members that won’t be given up without a fight, even after the Supreme Court’s decision in the “Janus v. AFSCME” case.

    While it is true that this ruling may create temporary roadblocks, public employees throughout the United States need to remain unified. We cannot allow the progress working people have made in union to be slowed down because of lawsuits that disregard the value of public employees.

    The Janus decision came about because anti-employee forces spent millions of dollars on lobbying and court challenges for over 40 years. Attacks from these outside groups, backed by secret donors, seek to eliminate the freedom of public employees to negotiate with their employer over the value of their work.

    Many Teamster members around the country have held conversations with their co-workers about the impact of the Supreme Court decision to reinforce the value of remaining unified. Whether at the worksite or at the ballot box, members are fighting back against these attacks.

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