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Nish Vartanian Elected to IAFF Foundation Board of Directors - PRNewswire
Nish Vartanian Elected to IAFF Foundation Board of Directors  PRNewswire

PITTSBURGH, Feb. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- MSA (NYSE: MSA), the global leader in the development, manufacture and supply of safety products that protect ...


Posted on Mon, 18 Feb 2019 19:30:00 GMT



IAFF Hiring Accepting Applications Hazmat Training Coordinator Firefighters - Firehouse.com
IAFF Hiring Accepting Applications Hazmat Training Coordinator Firefighters  Firehouse.com

The IAFF currently has an immediate opportunity for a Hazmat Training Coordinator to help deliver hundreds of training classes across the US.


Posted on Tue, 12 Feb 2019 22:52:38 GMT



Great Falls firefighter dies after battle with cancer - KTVH
Great Falls firefighter dies after battle with cancer  KTVH

GREAT FALLS – The Great Falls firefighting community is mourning the loss of one of their own. Jason Baker, 45, passed away Wednesday morning, according ...


Posted on Wed, 20 Feb 2019 21:21:15 GMT



Montana firefighter dies after battle with cancer - KPAX-TV
Montana firefighter dies after battle with cancer  KPAX-TV

GREAT FALLS – The Great Falls firefighting community is mourning the loss of one of its own. Jason Baker, 45, died Wednesday morning, according to the ...


Posted on Thu, 21 Feb 2019 15:24:25 GMT



Colorado Springs firefighters union calls aging fleet unsafe after 2 firefighters exposed to carbon monoxide - Colorado Springs Gazette
Colorado Springs firefighters union calls aging fleet unsafe after 2 firefighters exposed to carbon monoxide  Colorado Springs Gazette

Two Colorado Springs firefighters sent to the hospital recently for suspected carbon monoxide poisoning are proof the department needs to update its aging fleet ...


Posted on Sat, 09 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT



IAFC, IAFF, NFPA, NVFC oppose required degrees for medics - EMS1.com
IAFC, IAFF, NFPA, NVFC oppose required degrees for medics  EMS1.com

In a joint statement, four national organizations state the reasons they oppose requiring college degrees for entry-level paramedics.


Posted on Mon, 04 Feb 2019 18:46:30 GMT



Sudbury firefighter rescues red-tailed hawk that was hit by car - Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7News
Sudbury firefighter rescues red-tailed hawk that was hit by car  Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7News

SUDBURY, MASS. (WHDH) - A red-tailed hawk that was hit by a car is being cared for thanks to the actions of a Sudbury firefighter. Firefighter Russell Place was ...


Posted on Wed, 06 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Shrewsbury fundraiser nets over $70K for Ava Roy Fund - Worcester Telegram
Shrewsbury fundraiser nets over $70K for Ava Roy Fund  Worcester Telegram

SHREWSBURY - A community fundraiser organized by firefighters, local officials and community volunteers from Shrewsbury, Westboro and Northboro raised ...


Posted on Mon, 28 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Fundraiser for daughter of fallen Firefighter Christopher Roy, Friday in Shrewsbury - Worcester Telegram
Fundraiser for daughter of fallen Firefighter Christopher Roy, Friday in Shrewsbury  Worcester Telegram

SHREWSBURY – A fundraiser for the Ava Roy Fund will be held from 7 to 11 p.m. Friday at Maironis Park, 52 South Quinsigamond Ave.Proceeds from the event ...


Posted on Wed, 23 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Bourne firefighters win grievance against town - Cape Cod Times
Bourne firefighters win grievance against town  Cape Cod Times

BOURNE — The town violated its collective bargaining agreement with the local firefighters union when it refused to send a newly hired firefighter to a full-time ...


Posted on Fri, 15 Feb 2019 22:30:00 GMT



IAFF, CA Officials Criticize Trump Following Funding Tweet - Firehouse.com
IAFF, CA Officials Criticize Trump Following Funding Tweet  Firehouse.com

The IAFF called the President's comments about massive wildfires burning throughout California "irresponsible, reckless and insulting."


Posted on Sat, 10 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT



IAFF Fallen Firefighter Memorial service takes place tomorrow - KOAA 5
IAFF Fallen Firefighter Memorial service takes place tomorrow  KOAA 5

Hundreds of families are arriving in Colorado Springs for this years International Association of Firefighters Memorial. The annual event honors our brave ...


Posted on Fri, 14 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT



IAFF Local 12 celebrates 100 years, hosts professional fire fighters at convention - WTRF
IAFF Local 12 celebrates 100 years, hosts professional fire fighters at convention  WTRF

The City of Wheeling will soon host the 2018 Professional Fire Fighters of West Virginia State Convention.


Posted on Mon, 14 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT



WATCH LIVE: IAFF Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial service - KOAA 5
WATCH LIVE: IAFF Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial service  KOAA 5

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Posted on Sat, 15 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Interim fire chief Robinson censured by IAFF | Local News - Ricentral.com
Interim fire chief Robinson censured by IAFF | Local News  Ricentral.com

EAST GREENWICH— At the International Association of Firefighters Conference last week in Seattle, the International Association of Firefighters voted to ...


Posted on Fri, 17 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Firefighters union files grievance against Polk County - News Chief
Firefighters union files grievance against Polk County  News Chief

Action alleges Capt. Jay Schwartz was denied a promotion for reasons that include age and two public incidents that portrayed the county in a negative light.


Posted on Mon, 18 Feb 2019 22:35:00 GMT



SVFD Captain Tim Cruger memorial services - KXLY Spokane
SVFD Captain Tim Cruger memorial services  KXLY Spokane

The Spokane Valley Fire Department invites other fire, police and EMS agencies to attend the memorial services for Captain Tim Cruger.


Posted on Sat, 26 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Firefighters March in Support of Striking L.A. Teachers - Firefighter Nation
Firefighters March in Support of Striking L.A. Teachers  Firefighter Nation

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hundreds of firefighters are marching in downtown Los Angeles to support public school teachers as their strike enters its second week.


Posted on Tue, 22 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



32nd IAFF Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial service on September 15th - KOAA.com Colorado Springs and Pueblo News
32nd IAFF Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial service on September 15th  KOAA.com Colorado Springs and Pueblo News

Fire fighters from across the United States and Canada will make their way into Colorado Springs on Saturday, September 15th for the International Association ...


Posted on Thu, 23 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Coventry house fire deemed suspicious, authorities say - Turn to 10
Coventry house fire deemed suspicious, authorities say  Turn to 10

A fire erupted at a home in Coventry Tuesday night, with authorities deeming the fire suspicious. Police said firefighters responded to 10 Lionel Pierson Road at ...


Posted on Tue, 29 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Homeless camp in Homosassa catches fire; no one injured - Citrus County Chronicle
Homeless camp in Homosassa catches fire; no one injured  Citrus County Chronicle

A homeless camp in the woods of Homosassa caught fire Wednesday afternoon.


Posted on Thu, 24 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Carroll County Professional Fire Fighters and Paramedics Local 5184 presented with charter - Carroll County Times
Carroll County Professional Fire Fighters and Paramedics Local 5184 presented with charter  Carroll County Times

Carroll County Professional Fire Fighters and Paramedics Local 5184 were presented its official charter from the International Association of Fire Fighters in a ...


Posted on Thu, 13 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Cities confirm new contract with LPFD firefighters | News | PleasantonWeekly.com | - Pleasanton Weekly
Cities confirm new contract with LPFD firefighters | News | PleasantonWeekly.com |  Pleasanton Weekly

Livermore-Pleasanton union firefighters have a new contract in place with the two cities, as both city councils have given final approval to a memorandum of ...


Posted on Wed, 23 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



David Saltzer to run for Bethlehem City Council - Allentown Morning Call
David Saltzer to run for Bethlehem City Council  Allentown Morning Call

Retired Bethlehem firefighter David Saltzer, a Democrat, announced he will run for a four-year seat on Bethlehem City Council. Saltzer served for 15 years in the ...


Posted on Tue, 05 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Baltimore City's Aging Fleet, Stations Focus of Hearing - Firehouse.com
Baltimore City's Aging Fleet, Stations Focus of Hearing  Firehouse.com

Lawmakers put the spotlight Tuesday on the fire department's outdated pieces of apparatus and facilities after a recent series of high-profile equipment issues.


Posted on Wed, 20 Feb 2019 03:14:07 GMT



IAFF to Host 30 Mayors in Fire Operation Drills in Turnout Gear in Boston - Firehouse.com
IAFF to Host 30 Mayors in Fire Operation Drills in Turnout Gear in Boston  Firehouse.com

These dedicated city leaders will don firefighting turnout gear (weighing over 60 pounds) and participate in FIRE OPS 101 (#IAFFMayorsFIREOPS), a series of ...


Posted on Sat, 02 Jun 2018 01:52:04 GMT



NBC 10 I-Team: Leaked recording of city official interrogating firefighter - Turn to 10
NBC 10 I-Team: Leaked recording of city official interrogating firefighter  Turn to 10

The NBC 10 I-Team has obtained a secretly recorded interrogation of a young Cranston firefighter, who witnessed a scuffle between his superiors. The line of ...


Posted on Mon, 11 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Fire association, city staff meet on IAFF report - Oshawa Express
Fire association, city staff meet on IAFF report  Oshawa Express

By Dave Flaherty/The Oshawa Express. It's been two months since the Oshawa Professional Firefighters Association, also known as IAFF Local 465, released a ...


Posted on Wed, 19 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Des Moines voters should support the local-option sales tax on March 5 - Des Moines Register
Des Moines voters should support the local-option sales tax on March 5  Des Moines Register

As nearly every other Iowa community already has done, Des Moines should raise sales tax by 1 cent on the dollar to fairly fund basic services.


Posted on Wed, 20 Feb 2019 23:16:00 GMT



Local chapters of The International Association of Fire Fighters are celebrating its centennial anniversary - Youngstown Vindicator
Local chapters of The International Association of Fire Fighters are celebrating its centennial anniversary  Youngstown Vindicator

By Samantha Phillips · sphillips@vindy.com. GIRARD. In the early 1900s, firefighters worked as many as 84 hours a week and the average pay was 29 cents an ...


Posted on Mon, 19 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Fitzpatrick proposes labor rights for nation's emergency responders - Ripon Advance
Fitzpatrick proposes labor rights for nation's emergency responders  Ripon Advance

U.S. Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01) on Feb. 13 introduced bipartisan legislation that would permit police officers, firefighters and emergency personnel to ...


Posted on Thu, 14 Feb 2019 18:37:06 GMT



SCOTUS: Non-Members Need Not Pay Public Unions - EMSWorld
SCOTUS: Non-Members Need Not Pay Public Unions  EMSWorld

The fire *service* could be among the industries most affected.


Posted on Wed, 27 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial Shines Spotlight on Cancer in the Fire Service - JEMS.com
Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial Shines Spotlight on Cancer in the Fire Service  JEMS.com

The deadly truth about cancer in the fire *service* will be front and center September 15 as fire fighters and paramedics from across the U.S. and Canada join ...


Posted on Wed, 12 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Carroll County Fire Fighters vote to form local IAFF Union - Baltimore Post-Examiner
Carroll County Fire Fighters vote to form local IAFF Union  Baltimore Post-Examiner

In a move that has been discussed in station houses for more than a decade, a group of Carroll County fire fighters has officially voted to form a union.


Posted on Fri, 15 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Firefighters PTSD IAFF Behavioral Health Center Upper Marlboro MD - Firehouse.com
Firefighters PTSD IAFF Behavioral Health Center Upper Marlboro MD  Firehouse.com

With many firefighters suffering through PTSD, the IAFF has been offering treatment for just over a year at a health facility in Upper Marlboro.


Posted on Mon, 16 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Present Fundamentals: MSC Industrial Direct Company (NYSE: MSM) - TNN
Present Fundamentals: MSC Industrial Direct Company (NYSE: MSM)  TNN

MSC Industrial Direct Company is part of the industrial distribution industry and trades as part of the industrials sector. The company CEO is Erik Gershwind.


Posted on Wed, 20 Feb 2019 03:15:00 GMT



Oshawa considers creating new fire master plan - durhamregion.com
Oshawa considers creating new fire master plan  durhamregion.com

Oshawa city staff are recommending that the city commission a new fire master plan, four years before the current plan is set to expire.


Posted on Wed, 30 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



05/31/2018 | Union Contends Shift Change To Blame For Schedule Woes; City Maintains 'Not The Full Story' | News Ocean City - The Dispatch
05/31/2018 | Union Contends Shift Change To Blame For Schedule Woes; City Maintains 'Not The Full Story' | News Ocean City  The Dispatch

OCEAN CITY -- It's clear the Ocean City Fire Department is facing scheduling challenges, but resort officials and the firefighter-paramedic union.


Posted on Thu, 31 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Savannah Professional Firefighters Association president arrested for sexual assault - WSAV-TV
Savannah Professional Firefighters Association president arrested for sexual assault  WSAV-TV

The head of the Savannah Professional Firefighters Association is facing criminal charges.


Posted on Fri, 12 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Kettering and fire union agree on tentative 3 year deal - Dayton Daily News
Kettering and fire union agree on tentative 3 year deal  Dayton Daily News

Kettering city officials and its fire department union have settled on a new tentative three-year contact for the fire captains unit following months of negotiations ...


Posted on Thu, 30 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT



IAFF win means new avenue needed for Caledon two-hatters - Caledon Enterprise
IAFF win means new avenue needed for Caledon two-hatters  Caledon Enterprise

Caledon has been defending, and supporting its two-hatter firefighters.


Posted on Tue, 04 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT



More fire staff, vehicles needed: IAFF report - Oshawa Express
More fire staff, vehicles needed: IAFF report  Oshawa Express

By Dave Flaherty/The Oshawa Express. A sprawling report by the International Association of Fire Fighters claims the city is falling short of standards in several ...


Posted on Wed, 17 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT



International Association of Fire Fighters Memorial 2018 | Life - Colorado Springs Gazette
International Association of Fire Fighters Memorial 2018 | Life  Colorado Springs Gazette

The annual IAFF Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial was held on Saturday September 15, 2018 at Memorial Park in Colorado Springs.


Posted on Sat, 15 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Opinion | 'It ain't over till it's over': No way IAFF or OPFFA will back away from two-hatter dispute - Caledon Enterprise
Opinion | 'It ain't over till it's over': No way IAFF or OPFFA will back away from two-hatter dispute  Caledon Enterprise

Hold the applause for the moment. The editor of the Caledon Enterprise broke the story last week after Ontario's finance minister delivered his first budget update ...


Posted on Mon, 19 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT



International Association of Firefighters and PA Professional Firefighters endorse Tom Wolf - YourErie
International Association of Firefighters and PA Professional Firefighters endorse Tom Wolf  YourErie

Today, Governor Wolf received the endorsement of the International Association of Fire Fighters and the Pennsylvania Professional Fire Fighters.


Posted on Tue, 21 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT



As Labor Dispute Simmers, Firefighters Picket Oak Bluffs - The Vineyard Gazette - Martha's Vineyard News
As Labor Dispute Simmers, Firefighters Picket Oak Bluffs  The Vineyard Gazette - Martha's Vineyard News

Highlighting a long-simmering labor dispute, about 20 members of the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) came before the Oak Bluffs selectmen ...


Posted on Wed, 11 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Firefighters lose homes while on front lines of Camp Fire - KCRA Sacramento
Firefighters lose homes while on front lines of Camp Fire  KCRA Sacramento

At least 53 firefighters have lost their homes to a wildfire in Butte County, and that number is expected to grow. The International Association of Firefighters ...


Posted on Mon, 12 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Fill the Reno Fire Department Boot for MDA today - KOLO
Fill the Reno Fire Department Boot for MDA today  KOLO

Dedicated firefighters from Reno Fire Department will hit the streets or storefronts with boots in hand asking pedestrians, motorists, customers and other ...


Posted on Fri, 07 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Firefighters, ready to deal with Trump, get little so far - The Washington Post
Firefighters, ready to deal with Trump, get little so far  The Washington Post

Before the 2016 election, few major labor unions were as helpful to Donald Trump as the International Association of Fire Fighters. After backing a series of ...


Posted on Wed, 08 Mar 2017 08:00:00 GMT



I-Team: National Data Shows Firefighters' Mental, Emotional Health Not Getting Enough Attention - NBC New York
I-Team: National Data Shows Firefighters' Mental, Emotional Health Not Getting Enough Attention  NBC New York

In his more than 25 years as a firefighter in Stamford, Connecticut, Capt. Jacques Roy thought he could handle anything – until the smoke cleared from a ...


Posted on Fri, 23 Feb 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Disagreement between CSFD and city over collective bargaining - FOX21News.com
Disagreement between CSFD and city over collective bargaining  FOX21News.com

IAFF Local 5 has collected nearly 30000 signatures needed to put collective bargaining on the city's April 2 ballot.


Posted on Thu, 10 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Firefighters union rips into Trump over threat to withhold FEMA funding from California | TheHill - The Hill
Firefighters union rips into Trump over threat to withhold FEMA funding from California | TheHill  The Hill

The head of the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) on Wednesday blasted President Trump over his threat to stop sending federal funding to ...


Posted on Wed, 09 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Firefighters who’ve developed PTSD helping others learn to help themselves - The Washington Post
Firefighters who’ve developed PTSD helping others learn to help themselves  The Washington Post

The country's first behavioral health center designed exclusively for firefighters aims to combat mental health stigmas in the fire *service*.


Posted on Thu, 28 Dec 2017 08:00:00 GMT



Over $24000 raised by Cranston Fire Fighters to support muscular diseases - Cranston Herald
Over $24000 raised by Cranston Fire Fighters to support muscular diseases  Cranston Herald

During the 2018 Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) Fill the Boot campaign, the dedicated members of the Cranston Fire Fighters IAFF Local 1363 took to ...


Posted on Thu, 25 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Fire Alarms Will Ring Simultaneously to Mark IAFF's 100th Anniversary - Firehouse.com
Fire Alarms Will Ring Simultaneously to Mark IAFF's 100th Anniversary  Firehouse.com

Alarms in fire stations across the United States and Canada will sound at 2 p.m on Feb. 28 to mark the 100-year anniversary of the IAFF's creation.


Posted on Tue, 27 Feb 2018 08:00:00 GMT



11/01/2018 | Ocean City Voters To Decide Referendum; Council, Union Disagree On Arbitration's Impact | News Ocean City - The Dispatch
11/01/2018 | Ocean City Voters To Decide Referendum; Council, Union Disagree On Arbitration's Impact | News Ocean City  The Dispatch

OCEAN CITY -- With the clock ticking on next Tuesday's municipal election, both sides in the binding interest arbitration charter amendment the town's.


Posted on Thu, 01 Nov 2018 07:00:00 GMT



10/17/2018 | City, Union Differ Over Referendum's 'For' Vote Consequences; Mayor Maintains Taxes Will Go Up, Union Head Says 'Flatly Wrong' | News Ocean City MD - The Dispatch
10/17/2018 | City, Union Differ Over Referendum's 'For' Vote Consequences; Mayor Maintains Taxes Will Go Up, Union Head Says 'Flatly Wrong' | News Ocean City MD  The Dispatch

OCEAN CITY -- With much of the early talk about the municipal election focusing on the candidates, little has been said about the pending referendum for.


Posted on Wed, 17 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT



IAFF Center for Excellence Mental Health Firefighters PTSD - Firehouse.com
IAFF Center for Excellence Mental Health Firefighters PTSD  Firehouse.com

Retired Montgomery County firefighter Eric Fessenden is grateful for the help he received to treat his PTSD at an IAFF facility in Upper Marlboro.


Posted on Tue, 22 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Four fired Florida firefighters now criminally charged in racist & lewd prank - STATter911
Four fired Florida firefighters now criminally charged in racist & lewd prank  STATter911

Looking for a quality used fire truck? Selling one? Visit our sponsor Command Fire Apparatus · Previously: It's time for Fairfax County to finally be transparent ...


Posted on Wed, 23 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Firefighters Have Unmet Emotional, Mental Health Need: Study - NBC Chicago
Firefighters Have Unmet Emotional, Mental Health Need: Study  NBC Chicago

In his more than 25 years as firefighter in Stamford, Connecticut, Capt. Jacques Roy thought he could handle anything – until the smoke cleared from a ...


Posted on Fri, 23 Feb 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Public invited to attend IAFF Fallen Firefighter Memorial Observance, 'Ride of Honor' procession - FOX21News.com
Public invited to attend IAFF Fallen Firefighter Memorial Observance, 'Ride of Honor' procession  FOX21News.com

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- The 31st annual International Association of Firefighters (IAFF) Fallen Firefighter Memorial Observance and "The Ride of Honor" ...


Posted on Wed, 13 Sep 2017 07:00:00 GMT



Phoenix firefighters instrumental in opening addiction recovery center - AZFamily
Phoenix firefighters instrumental in opening addiction recovery center  AZFamily

PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) -- Firefighters run toward danger when others run from it. They are there to help people in the worst of times, but sometimes they need ...


Posted on Mon, 31 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



For The Fallen - Colorado Springs Gazette
For The Fallen  Colorado Springs Gazette

Families from across the United States came to Colorado Springs for the IAFF Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial *service*. (Katie Klann/The Gazette)


Posted on Sat, 15 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Agreement Ends Bitter Labor Dispute with Fire Department - The Vineyard Gazette - Martha's Vineyard News
Agreement Ends Bitter Labor Dispute with Fire Department  The Vineyard Gazette - Martha's Vineyard News

The town of Oak Bluffs this week settled a long-running, bitter labor dispute inside the town fire department with a sweeping agreement that changes work rules, ...


Posted on Wed, 29 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT



National Data Shows Firefighters’ Mental, Emotional Health Not Getting Enough Attention - NBC Bay Area
National Data Shows Firefighters’ Mental, Emotional Health Not Getting Enough Attention  NBC Bay Area

They battle fires, and sometimes serious mental health challenges. In an exclusive investigation, NBC Bay Area uncovers problems plaguing first responders ...


Posted on Fri, 02 Mar 2018 08:00:00 GMT



It was like this dark secret - VVdailypress.com
It was like this dark secret  VVdailypress.com

Frank Lima still remembers, with a disturbing amount of clarity, some of the images he saw as part of the group of firefighters who responded to the World Trade ...


Posted on Sun, 23 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Mayor rejects firefighter contract with tie-breaking vote, calls on union for 'meaningful concessions' - Manchester Ink Link
Mayor rejects firefighter contract with tie-breaking vote, calls on union for 'meaningful concessions'  Manchester Ink Link

"Negotiations are a give and take. The three-year proposal brought forward this evening - in years two and three - would provide salary increases that are more ...


Posted on Tue, 04 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Understaffed And Overworked: Firefighters Exhausted By Severe California Fires - WAMU 88.5
Understaffed And Overworked: Firefighters Exhausted By Severe California Fires  WAMU 88.5

As major wildfires increase in California, some firefighters are being pushed to the point of exhaustion — and overtime costs are soaring.


Posted on Sun, 25 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Tentative agreement reached for 3-year contracts with firefighters unions - Manchester Ink Link
Tentative agreement reached for 3-year contracts with firefighters unions  Manchester Ink Link

The Board of Mayor and Aldermen on Tuesday reached consensus on a three-year tentative agreement with both the Manchester Professional Firefighters ...


Posted on Wed, 03 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Carroll County MD Career Firefighters Vote To Form Union - Firehouse.com
Carroll County MD Career Firefighters Vote To Form Union  Firehouse.com

Members of career staff from 14 fire companies in Carroll County have voted to form a union and are seeking formal recognition from the IAFF.


Posted on Fri, 22 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Our opinion: For city's firefighters, a deal's a deal - Tallahassee.com
Our opinion: For city's firefighters, a deal's a deal  Tallahassee.com

City was to correct not to re-negotiate firefighters union deal.


Posted on Tue, 15 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT



City of Savannah addresses tweets by Fire Union about cuts to the department - WTOC
City of Savannah addresses tweets by Fire Union about cuts to the department  WTOC

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - Savannah's city manager says the local fire union isn't telling the whole story in recent social media posts about the cuts to the ...


Posted on Fri, 04 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Firefighters union hits Lowell with labor complaint - Lowell Sun
Firefighters union hits Lowell with labor complaint  Lowell Sun

LOWELL -- The firefighters' union has filed a charge against the city with the state Labor Relations Commission because the new city manager refuses to honor ...


Posted on Thu, 26 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Local firefighters raise funds, awareness for breast cancer - Mercer Island Reporter
Local firefighters raise funds, awareness for breast cancer  Mercer Island Reporter

Mercer Island firefighters will join many across the world in recognizing breast cancer awareness month and raising funds to support a local charity.


Posted on Tue, 09 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Biden raising funds for California firefighters: 'We owe them' | TheHill - The Hill
Biden raising funds for California firefighters: 'We owe them' | TheHill  The Hill

Former Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday sent a Thanksgiving email fundraising for California firefighters currently working to contain the damage from ...


Posted on Wed, 21 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT



IAFF Releases Report on Growing Risk of PTSD, Cancer for Firefighters and Paramedics - FireEngineering.com
IAFF Releases Report on Growing Risk of PTSD, Cancer for Firefighters and Paramedics  FireEngineering.com

New research reveals firefighters and paramedics are experiencing Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) at rates comparable to combat veterans and ...


Posted on Tue, 16 Aug 2016 07:00:00 GMT



IAFF Redmond Symposium 2018: GPS Cancer - Firefighter Nation
IAFF Redmond Symposium 2018: GPS Cancer  Firefighter Nation

Lennie Sender, MD NantHealth introducing a new way of thinking about cancer.


Posted on Thu, 10 Aug 2017 07:00:00 GMT



IAFF Fluorescent Test Shows Particle Penetration of PPE - FireEngineering.com
IAFF Fluorescent Test Shows Particle Penetration of PPE  FireEngineering.com

To show how firefighters can be contaminated by smoke, the International Association of Firefighters (IAFF) commissioned full ensemble particle exposure ...


Posted on Mon, 01 Jan 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Firefighters Union Votes to Censure Chief, Deputy Chief - WDIO
Firefighters Union Votes to Censure Chief, Deputy Chief  WDIO

Baihly Warfield Updated: June 12, 2018 07:16 PM. The Duluth firefighters union has voted to submit a resolution censuring Chief Dennis Edwards and Deputy ...


Posted on Tue, 12 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Trump’s threat to cut funding for California wildfire relief ‘disgraceful,’ firefighters union says | TheHill - The Hill
Trump’s threat to cut funding for California wildfire relief ‘disgraceful,’ firefighters union says | TheHill  The Hill

The head of the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) on Friday called President Trump's latest threat to cut emergency aid to California for wildfires ...


Posted on Fri, 11 Jan 2019 20:13:37 GMT



Wichita union says firefighter staffing is risk to safety - KWCH
Wichita union says firefighter staffing is risk to safety  KWCH

The Wichita Firefighters Union argues that reduced staffing is risking your safety, but the fire chief and mayor disagree.


Posted on Mon, 18 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT



IAFF Redmond Symposium 2018: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder - Firefighter Nation
IAFF Redmond Symposium 2018: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder  Firefighter Nation

Professor Richard Bryant at the John P. Redmond Health and Safety Symposium/Dominick F. Barbera EMS Conference in Canada.


Posted on Thu, 10 Aug 2017 07:00:00 GMT



IAFF Endorses Cancer Molecular Profiling System - Firefighter Nation
IAFF Endorses Cancer Molecular Profiling System  Firefighter Nation

NantHealth said that the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) has endorsed GPS Cancer, a molecular profile, as a valuable benefit that will be ...


Posted on Wed, 15 Mar 2017 07:00:00 GMT



Richland firefighters support MDA with annual Fill the Boot drive - NBC Right Now
Richland firefighters support MDA with annual Fill the Boot drive  NBC Right Now

Richland Firefighters L1052 is showing its support for the Muscular Dystrophy Association as its members kick off the annual Fill the Boot fundraising campaign ...


Posted on Thu, 16 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT



AAA Responds to Fire-Based EMS Interest Groups Regarding Cost Data Collection for Ambulance Services - JEMS.com
AAA Responds to Fire-Based EMS Interest Groups Regarding Cost Data Collection for Ambulance Services  JEMS.com

WASHINGTON, DC—On October 17, the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC), International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF), and The Metropolitan ...


Posted on Mon, 22 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT



The meaning behind Question D on the county ballot - WHAG - www.localdvm.com
The meaning behind Question D on the county ballot  WHAG - www.localdvm.com

As we head into the final week before Election Day and as people head to the polls for early voting, residents in Frederick County, Maryland will be voting on ...


Posted on Mon, 29 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT



KC labor leaders claim union-busting by Missouri Democratic chair; vow to cut support - Kansas City Star
KC labor leaders claim union-busting by Missouri Democratic chair; vow to cut support  Kansas City Star

Kansas City-area unions won't support the Missouri Democratic Party because of a contract dispute between the party's chair, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean ...


Posted on Sat, 12 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Karl Koenig succeeds Bob Livingston at Oregon State Fire Fighters Council - Nwlaborpress
Karl Koenig succeeds Bob Livingston at Oregon State Fire Fighters Council  Nwlaborpress

Karl Koenig, a member of Fire Fighters Local 1159 in Clackamas County, was elected president of the Oregon State Fire Fighters Council (OSFFC).


Posted on Sun, 13 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT



IAFF Launches Behavioral Health Treatment and Recovery Center for Responders - EMSWorld
IAFF Launches Behavioral Health Treatment and Recovery Center for Responders  EMSWorld

The center is a one-of-a-kind treatment facility for IAFF members specializing in helping responders cope with addiction and other behavioral health conditions.


Posted on Tue, 28 Feb 2017 08:00:00 GMT



Here's what it would look like if the California fire happened in DC - WUSA9.com
Here's what it would look like if the California fire happened in DC  WUSA9.com

WASHINGTON -- The deadly "Camp Fire" in Northern California continued to burn on Monday. Officials said at least 77 people have been killed and over 10,000 ...


Posted on Mon, 19 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT



KCK Mayor tries to douse ‘false claims’ by fire fighters union - Kansas City Star
KCK Mayor tries to douse ‘false claims’ by fire fighters union  Kansas City Star

As Kansas City, Kan., fire fighters circled City Hall on Thursday with signs that read “The city is burning us, are you next?” KCK Mayor Mark Holland said the fire ...


Posted on Thu, 26 Oct 2017 07:00:00 GMT



City Council OKs firefighters' contract | News, Sports, Jobs - Marietta Times
City Council OKs firefighters' contract | News, Sports, Jobs  Marietta Times

Marietta City Council accepted the negotiated contract with the International Association of Fire Fighters Thursday. The contract is good until Oct. 1, 2020.


Posted on Fri, 16 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Colorado Springs firefighters union to begin collecting signatures for collective bargaining petition - Colorado Springs Gazette
Colorado Springs firefighters union to begin collecting signatures for collective bargaining petition  Colorado Springs Gazette

With or without help from the Colorado Springs City Council, the local firefighters' union aims to place a collective bargaining question on the city's April ballot.


Posted on Tue, 02 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT



IAFF Opens Behavioral Health Treatment and Recovery Center - Firefighter Nation
IAFF Opens Behavioral Health Treatment and Recovery Center  Firefighter Nation

First of its kind center in Maryland offers various treatment plans for IAFF members across the country.


Posted on Mon, 06 Mar 2017 08:00:00 GMT



State firefighter group takes cancer walk to Capitol Square - Richmond.com
State firefighter group takes cancer walk to Capitol Square  Richmond.com

A large group of Virginia firefighters walked across the Manchester Bridge on Tuesday morning to Capitol Square for a cancer walk.


Posted on Tue, 15 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Cover girl: Greenville pole vaulter Sandi Morris landed gold and 'big old cheeseburger' - Greenville News
Cover girl: Greenville pole vaulter Sandi Morris landed gold and 'big old cheeseburger'  Greenville News

Greenville pole vaulter Sandi Morris celebrated world indoor title with cheeseburger and shake, then became a cover girl as well.


Posted on Tue, 03 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT



New chief sworn in to lead Largo Fire Rescue - Tampa Bay Newspapers
New chief sworn in to lead Largo Fire Rescue  Tampa Bay Newspapers

LARGO – The Oct. 16 meeting of the City Commission proved to be an important one for the future of both Largo Fire Rescue's leadership and employees.


Posted on Wed, 17 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Syracuse New York shooting 'leaves five injured' - BBC News
Syracuse New York shooting 'leaves five injured'  BBC News

Shots rang out as a family met to celebrate the life of a loved one who had recently died, reports say.


Posted on Fri, 21 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Vacaville firefighters looking to ‘fill the boot’ Saturday - TheReporter.Com
Vacaville firefighters looking to ‘fill the boot’ Saturday  TheReporter.Com

The Vacaville Fire Department Local IAFF 3501 will show its support Saturday for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) by participating in the annual Fill ...


Posted on Wed, 31 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT



City, firefighters resolve year-long dispute over staffing - MLive.com
City, firefighters resolve year-long dispute over staffing  MLive.com

That means, by all accounts, that the city will keep its fire department intact instead of dissolving the 100-year-old department as planned.


Posted on Thu, 20 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT



 

 
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