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Current news directly from IAFF locals, councils, and state/province associations in the US and Canada.

LELS | Law Enforcement Labor Services
02/21/24 - IAFF Local 21
Local 21 Regrets to Announce the Passing of Retired Firefighter James Logan
02/21/24 - IAFF Local 21
March Meeting Notice
02/21/24 - IAFF Local 42
DFDFCU Auto Loan Promotion
02/21/24 - Longmont Professional Fire Fighters Association - IAFF Local 1806
Denver Fire Department Federal Credit Union is running a pretty good promotion if you want to refinance your auto loan to 5%.
Saint Paul Firefighters IAFF Local 21 | Burnsville, Minnesota
02/18/24 - IAFF Local 21
REMINDER: February Regular Union Meeting
02/15/24 - IAFF Local 4045
Good Evening Brothers and Sisters! The meeting agenda for our next regular Union meeting on Tuesday, 2/20/2024, has been posted to the Union website. At this month's meeting, we'll have two guests to speak before our group, KC Sheriff Bob Norris and Brother Tony Blasick from KCFR L2856. We also will discuss the PFFI 2024 Timely Resolutions under "New Business.
Working with the web site modules
02/15/24 - IAFF Local 4492
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
02/15/24 - IAFF Local 4492
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
02/15/24 - IAFF Local 4492
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.
2024 | Local 21 Sky Day
02/15/24 - IAFF Local 21
Ability Connections 2024 Fundraiser Video
02/14/24 - Colorado Professional Fire Fighters
Please take a look at this video and share it with your membership. The CPFF and fire departments around the metro area have been supporting this cause for 30 years. This shows that firefighters are on the front lines and working on their day off to support important programs throughout our communities.  Please follow this link: https://www.abilityconnectioncolorado.
CPFF is Hiring
02/10/24 - Longmont Professional Fire Fighters Association - IAFF Local 1806
A message from the CPFF: Attached to this message is a letter detailing two open positions the CPFF is looking to fill.  We have had locals send members to the IAFF Political Training Academy (PTA) and the Communications Training Academy (CTA). These are the type of people who have the skills and abilities to fill the new roles we need to fill soon.
March 2024 CPFF Delegate Meeting
02/10/24 - Colorado Professional Fire Fighters
Notice CPFF Delegate Meeting When: March 11, 2024, 10:30 am Where: Hosted by Adams County Fire Fighters L2403 Bruz Beers 1675 West 67th Avenue #100 Denver, CO 80221 Agenda: Minutes and financial approval.
Union Meeting - Saturday 10th February 2024
02/09/24 - IAFF Local S-6
Local S-6 Membership, Please note there is a union meeting tomorrow, Saturday 10th February 2024, training room at Fire Station One @ 0745 sharp. A-Shift will be going off duty and B-Shift will be coming on duty. It's YOUR union... be involved!!! As Mahlon Mitchell will be speaking, please make every effort to be on time. Thank you! Next month's union meeting.
Join West Metro Fire Fighters L1309 in a fundraising event for the CPFF Foundation.
02/08/24 - Colorado Professional Fire Fighters
Hello Everyone, Our friends at Westfax Brewing are happy to bring back the L1309 Hook and Halligan IPA this year.
LA County Fire Safety Measure
02/06/24 - IAFF Local 1014
Learn more about the LA County Fire Safety Measure here.
McKeesport L0010 CBA 2024-2027
02/06/24 - PPFFA
The 2024-2027 CBA for McKeesport has been added to the contract area of the website.
January 29 - March 8, 2024 AFG Application Period is Open!
02/06/24 - UPFFA
AFG Application Period is Open! The FY 2023 AFG Notice of Funding Opportunity is available. The AFG application period is Jan. 29, 2024, at 8 a.m. ET and closes on March 8, 2024, at 5 p.m. ET. Plan your application by reviewing FEMA AFG Grant Documents.
Working with the web site modules
02/06/24 - Macomb Township Professional Firefighters
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.
The administration area
02/06/24 - Macomb Township Professional Firefighters
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.
Contract Ratification 2024
02/05/24 - IAFF Local 1664
Today President Buddle presented the contract changes that we agreed upon during negotiations from October 2023 through January 2024.
2024 Retirement Banquet
02/05/24 - IAFF Local 42
PFFM SCHOLARSHIPS
02/02/24 - Cambridge Fire Fighters
February 2, 2024 TO: All Members FROM: The Office of the President  RE: John J and Nora Jennings and T. Dustin Alward Scholarships  PFFM Members, The John J and Nora Jennings and T. Dustin Alward Scholarships have been posted on the pffm.org website. For further information, please use the link below. Good luck to all applicants.
2024 MDA Bootcamp!
02/02/24 - PFFMaine
This is just another reminder that the deadline to register for 2024 Boot Camp is approaching quickly! If you have any questions or need additional details, please don't hesitate to reach out.  Registration Link: https://forms.office.com/r/2X7crCH8LU  As a reminder, the venue has changed slightly.
Local 21 Regrets to Announce the Passing of Retired Fire Captain Larry Goodman
02/01/24 - IAFF Local 21
Friday Update 1-26-24
01/31/24 - IAFF Local 1014
Friday Update 1-19-24
01/31/24 - IAFF Local 1014
Friday Update 1-12-24
01/31/24 - IAFF Local 1014
Hero's Volley
01/30/24 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
Attention Local 244 Members, The annual Hero's Volley Tournament to benefit the Survivor's Fund & Ten-82 will be held on March 16, 2024, at Charlie's Sandbox (4511 Paseo Del Norte) starting at 8:00a.m. To register a team, scan the QR Code on the attached flyer.
B-Fit Challenge
01/29/24 - IAFF Local 739
Members participated in the B-Fit Challenge at TD Garden on January 28th 2024. The B-Fit challenge is comprised of first responders, military members, and community members to walk, run or step to benefit First Responder Charities. This is a wonderful event that our members look forward to every year.
Working with the web site modules
01/26/24 - IAFF Local 5470
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
01/26/24 - IAFF Local 5470
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
01/26/24 - IAFF Local 5470
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.
DFFA Endorses IAFF General President Ed Kelly and IAFF General Secretary-Treasurer Frank Lima
01/25/24 - Detroit Fire Fighters Association
02.26.2024 | Fire Service Day at the Capitol
01/25/24 - IAFF Local 21
Please join Saint Paul Firefighters IAFF Local 21 and the Minnesota Professional Fire Fighters (MPFF) for the annual Fire Service Day at the Capitol on Monday, February 26, 2024.   The Fire Service Day at the Capitol event presents an opportunity to meet your state legislators and become a local resource for them on firefighter issues in Minnesota.
County Chapter Special Meeting
01/25/24 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
Attention Members: County Chapter MOU for ‘Engine 31 Shift Bid’ to be presented for membership approval at Special Meeting on Friday, February 2, 2024, at 11:00am at the Union Hall.
Southington Professional Firefighters IAFF Local 2033
01/23/24 - UPFFA
Southington Professional Firefighters IAFF Local 2033 We are humbled. Last evening,January 22, 2024 we received an overwhelmingly large show of support from firefighters from across the state, neighbors, friends, and family to support us in our fight for safer staffing levels.
2024 Saint Patrick's Day Apparel
01/23/24 - IAFF Local 21
SHIPPING -ST PATTYS ORDER LINK - SHIP TO ME.
February Meeting Notice
01/22/24 - IAFF Local 42
Jan 2024 update
01/20/24 - IAFF Local 1747
Below are some updates from the last few weeks. Reach out to an Executive Board member if you have any questions. Nick of Time – Community Engagement Help Needed On February 7th at Tahoma High School from 9:00AM to 3:00PM, the Nick of Time Foundation will be providing free EKG screening and CPR/AED training to local youth in Maple Valley.
The Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Program application period is anticipated to open Jan. 29 and run through March 8.
01/19/24 - UPFFA
The Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Program application period is anticipated to open Jan. 29 and run through March 8. The AFG Program provides financial assistance for critical equipment, protective gear, emergency vehicles, training, and other resources to protect the public and emergency personnel from fire and related hazards.
Bill of Rights Legislation for Missouri First Responders
01/19/24 - Missouri State Council of Fire Fighters
Credits: KC Labor Beacon By: Missouri State Representative Aaron Crossley Organized labor is having a moment. A truly grassroots effort to protect workers and organized labor from a system that all too often discounts their contribution has grown, as workforces across the country in sectors as diverse as manufacturing, retail, entertainment, the service industry, and beyond.
Ladder 1 Retirements
01/19/24 - IAFF Local 739
We would like to extend some well wishes to two Ladder 1 firefighters; Mark Lacaillade of Division 1 and Leon Elwell of Division 4 who both recently retired. We wish them the happiest and healthiest of times in retirement. Thank you both for your service to the City and the people of Lynn.
Understanding PTSD
01/18/24 - PFFMaine
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) manifests itself in a variety of ways. While most people associate the disorder with flashbacks and dramatic outbursts, PTSD also comes with a host of other symptoms that are easily missed. The disorder could impact nearly every aspect of a person’s life, from quality of sleep to daily mood.
JANUARY IS FIREFIGHTER CANCER AWARENESS MONTH
01/17/24 - IAFF Local 21
2024 7th District Benevolent Fund Scholarships Available
01/17/24 - IAFF 7th District
THe annual 7th District scholarship application period opens on January 19th and closes March 1st of 2024.  This is made possbile by 7th District supporters of our fund raisers such as the Shad Derby, Rum and Diet Golf tourney and the bi-annual 7th District Gala.  Attached is the scholarship policy, the application and the applicant check list. Please note that applications are due NLT March 1st.
RE: PFFW President & IAFF Local 311 President Mahlon Mitchell
01/17/24 - IAFF Local S-6
Membership, Please mark your calendars and join us on Saturday 10th February (the next union meeting), 0745 @ Fire Station One, to meet with Mahlon Mitchell. Mahlon is the President of the Professional Firefighters of Wisconsin and the President of IAFF Local 311 Madison.
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