IAFF Local 42
Greater Kansas City Fire Fighters
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    Congratulations to Justin Holland for his victory in the Texas House District 33 Republican runoff election.
    05/27/16 - Professional Fire Fighters of McKinney, IAFF Local 2661
    Justin Holland's narrow victory is proof that every vote counts.  Thanks for everyone's support.
    Union Action Needed!
    05/27/16 - IAFF Local 2180
    Dear Brothers and Sisters, Thanks for stepping up this last week, but we still have more work to do! Please review the attached letter from your Executive Board.
    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.
    Ecorse Local Victorious in ULP
    05/26/16 - Michigan Professional Fire Fighters Union
    May 24th Meeting Minutes
    05/26/16 - IAFF Local 3598
    Mintues from May 24, 2016 Regulare Business Meeting.
    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
    Two Families 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.
    05/25/16 - IAFF Local 1173
    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.
    Membership Meeting
    05/25/16 - IAFF Local F-102
    All Hands,    A Membership meeting is being scheduled for 31 May 2016 at Crash Station 62 & will commence at 1730 Hours. Listed below is a running agenda for the meeting. I will update the agenda as needed. Please see Union online calendar for info.
    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).
    Injured Fire Fighters (May 24, 2016)
    05/24/16 - Detroit Fire Fighters Association
    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.
    Letters of Support for our Veterans needed
    05/23/16 - Buffalo Professional Firefighters Assoc.
    Please see the attached letter to Governor Cuomo's office.  The Governor has Bill #A.9531 and #S.7160 before him; he has until the end of May to approve or veto. Many Buffalo Firefighters and others in active public employment would benefit from this bill if passed. Please send your letter in support of these bills as soon as possible; hopefully in a day or two.
    Christmas in July at ATWater Tavern
    05/23/16 - Toy Program
    Memorial Sunday
    05/22/16 - IAFF Somerville Fire Local 76
    SOMERVILLE FIREFIGHTERS MEMORIAL SUNDAY Sunday June 5, 2016 8 am 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.
    McCarthy Health and Welfare Golf Tournament
    05/22/16 - Randolph FireFighters IAFF Local 1268
      The 2016 Robert B.
    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.
    Memorial Day
    05/21/16 - Randolph FireFighters IAFF Local 1268
    05/21/16 - Cambridge Fire Fighters
    ATTENTION RETIREES For those of you who still visit our website, the Member Log-In has been updated to active members only. The only reason behind this change is for easier utilization of new "Member Resources" notifications & features on the website and upcoming mobile app. The majority of the content will continue to be available wihout a password.
    05/21/16 - Cambridge Fire Fighters
    05/21/16 - Cambridge Fire Fighters
    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.
    05/21/16 - Cambridge Fire Fighters
    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.
    05/21/16 - Cambridge Fire Fighters
    Softball Flyer
    05/20/16 - Mason Professional Firefighters
    Check out the flyer from Jon Harvey.
    November 2-4, 2016: UPFFA of Ct. & Rhode Island State Association - Health & Safety Seminar
    05/20/16 - UPFFA
    Saturday May 21st FF Memorial ceremony names....
    05/20/16 - IAFF Local 1014
    05/20/16 - Cambridge Fire Fighters
    05/20/16 - Cambridge Fire Fighters
    9th Annual Toy Program Golf Tournament
    05/20/16 - Toy Program
    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 Mark  Kakert 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.
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