Congratulations to Pueblo Rural Firefighters! Local 3319 signed their first Collective Bargaining Agreement and became the first Colorado Local to utilize the provisions of Senate Bill 25 (Colorado Firefighter Safety Act) to garner their first CBA! Great work brothers. Read More...
Firefighter Ski Week
Fire Fighter Ski Week
Presented by the National Firefighters Ski Races
Hosted by Winter Park
February 2-5, 2016
The mission of the National Firefighter Ski Races is to raise money to benefit charities associated with firefighting, firefighters in need and the vitcims of fires. Check out the website for more information:
http://www.nationalfirefighterskiraces.com/www. Read More...
9 News Ancor Corey Rose dedicated a three-part series, "Left in the Smoke" highlighting the growing issue of cancer in the fire service.
As many of you know, Corey sits on the Board of Directors for the CPFF Foundation. Corey's father, Gary, died due to job related cancer shortly after retiring from a 32 year career with LA City Fire.
Check out the latest episode of the IAFF Dispatch! This episode contains 4 Chapters:
Election 2016: Our Process
Out of the Shadows (PTS)
Tracking Disasters, Helping Members
Changing the Conversation
Check out all the chapters of Episode 2!
TEMPE, AZ - An independent ASU study shows that the Phoenix Fire Department may be responsible for saving thousands of jobs and millions to the Arizona economy.
The study looked at eight commercial fires last year where the fire department's response ended up saving the business.
Hatfield's Laundry near 16th Street and Washington was one of them.
June 25, 2015 - This week, the U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed H.R. 2576, legislation to amend the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) by a vote of 398-1. The House vote sets the stage for action in the Senate on its version of TSCA reform, S. 697.
What happened to American labor unions?
Last week came news that the share of America’s workforce that’s unionized hit a 97-year low. A mere 11.3% of workers now belong to a union, and a great chunk of those are in the shrinking public sector. In the private sector, unionization fell to an abysmal 6.6%, down from a peak of 35% during the 1950s.
This morning, the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) General President Harold Schaitberger issued this statement on Congress’ plan to hold fire fighter retirement hostage for Trade Promotion Authority agenda.
Check out the new IAFF Bi-Monthly series "IAFF Dispatch", it features the work of IAFF members from across the United States and Canada. Here is the first edition.