Site Map Icon
RSS Feed icon
 
 
 
Member Login
Username:

Password:


Not registered yet?
Click Here to sign-up

Forgot Your Login?
  Member Resources  
     
Labor Headlines

US labour news headlines from LabourStart


Action Center
Buy Union!
This site is a great resource to buy union made goods and support your fellow workers.
IAFF Clothing
Get you customized IAFF gear here!
Paused
Virginia Fire hosts recreational skate with Duluth Fire

In January 2017, Viriginia Fire invited Duluth Fire hockey players up for a friendly game.
Read More...

IAFF's Jane Blume on WI Gov. Walker

Walker has negative effect on Wisconsin and public employees (by IAFF's Jane Blume)
Read More...

Northland News Center reports on Firefighter Cancer Risk (w/video)

IAFF Local 101 President Pete Johnson talks about exposure to carcinogens in the fire service.
Read More...

Outdoor hockey lives on in Duluth!

Local 101 member Dean Cooke coaches upstart hockey players in this news story from Kare 11 News about hockey in the great outdoors...
Read More...

Looting the Pension Funds

Rolling Stone: Looting the Pension Funds All across America, Wall Street is grabbing money meant for public workers. By Matt Taibbi
Read More...

TED talk: The Rise of the New Global Super-Rich and the Fall of Everyone Else

Chrystia Freeland, a respected journalist and author, discusses how the middle class in the West is being hollowed out.
Read More...

Why the decline of unions is everyone's problem

Eric Liu writes in TIME magazine how and why the decline of unions is everyone's problem in this editorial.
Read More...

What's behind the unwinding of labor laws across the United States? (w/video)

Why are labor laws under attack in this country? In a word: ALEC (American Legislative Exchange Council). Using a brilliant, yet disingenuous strategy, huge corporations are taking down the labor movement--especially public unions--and environmental protections state by state. This is a must see report.
Read More...

Citizen Koch: A Film about Money, Power, and Democracy

This is the film the Koch Brothers don't want you to see. See the trailer here.
Read More...

Why buy union? Who cares about sweatshops? (w/video)

Labor rights advocate Charles Kernaghan gives a eye-opening speech at IAFF Convention about sweatshop labor in China and Bangladesh. This is a must-see.
Read More...


Paused
Want To Become A Professional Fire Fighter?

The IAFF has put together a presentation to help answer questions on becoming a Professional Fire Fighter. http://www.iaff.org/et/becomeFF/index.
Read More...
Get your best recipes to Giff!

What are you waiting for?
Read More...
Don't Get Fired for Social Media: Think Before You Post!
In recent months we’ve seen some stories about workers who’ve gotten into trouble because of what they have posted on social media.
Read More...
PERA responds to attacks on pensions

PERA of MN responds to recent Star-Tribune editorial on pensions.
Read More...

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

Hurricane Irma Survey
09/23/17 - IAFF 1826
Commissioner Josh Blake Spends Day as Lake County Firefighter
09/22/17 - IAFF Local 3990
Leesburg, FL - Lake County Commissioner Josh Blake spent the day with Lake County Firefighters and joined the action. Commissioner Blake learned what firefighters are tasked to do day in and day out and shared in some of the tasks. Lt.
Puerto Rico MDA
09/22/17 - IAFF Local 51
Good Afternoon EPFD, We are looking for bilingual volunteers to come into the office on Tuesday September 26th to help make phone calls to our MDA families in Puerto Rico that have been affected by Hurricane Irma and Maria. If you can donate at least an hour of your time to help make calls to help check in and lend support to those affected.
Boston Firefighters Local 718 members at Mayor Walsh Stand out Neponset Circle.
09/22/17 - Boston Fire Fighters
Local 21 Regrets To Announce The Passing Of Retired Deputy Chief Pete Pream
09/21/17 - IAFF Local 21
Local 21 regrets to announce the passing of retired Deputy Chief Pete Pream. Chief Pream started with the Saint Paul Fire Department on March 24, 1975 and retired on May 28, 2004.  Arrangements are pending.
Passing of FF Robert E. Hultgren; Retired
09/21/17 - IAFF Local 739
Passing of FF Robert E. Hultgren; Retired The officers and members of Lynn Local 739 regret to announce the death of: Firefighter Robert E. "Sarge" Hultgren; Fire Prevention-Retired.
September 26th 2017 Union Meeting
09/20/17 - IAFF Local 3598
REGULAR BUSINESS MEETING NOTICE To: Gurnee Firefighters Local 3598 Members  From: Nick Perry Date: Tuesday September 26th (Red Shift)  Time: 8:30 A.M. Location: Village Church of Gurnee 1319 Huntclub Rd.
The Minnesota Fallen Firefighter Memorial Service
09/20/17 - IAFF Local 21
The annual Minnesota Fallen Firefighter Memorial Service is held each year on the last Sunday in September, which has been designated as the state’s official day to honor Minnesota’s fallen firefighters.
Golf Outing is CANCELLED for September 27th
09/20/17 - IAFF Local 4416
Local 2687 Update
09/20/17 - Hamden Professional Firefighters
Update from the Hamden Professional Firefighters: Hamden Professional Firefighters have been very active the past week at several different events.  We created a team of riders for the CLOSER TO FREE cycling event, which was held on September 9th, 2017.
Tuesday, October 3, 2017: Dunn's Pub 2345 Whitney Ave., Hamden
09/20/17 - UPFFA
October 23, 2017: The Hundred Club of Connecticut 50th Anniversary
09/20/17 - UPFFA
October Union Meeting Change & Election Notice
09/20/17 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
This is notice that due to scheduling conflict, the October Union meeting will be moved to Wednesday October 11th at 7PM and Thursday October 12th at 8:30 AM at the Original Brooklyn’s (2644 W. Colfax Ave, Denver, CO 80204).  We will hold nominations for Executive Board Officers at this meeting pursuant to Article IV Section 2 of the Bylaws.
Walk With Pat Harris At Payne Arcade Harvest Parade
09/19/17 - IAFF Local 21
Breast Cancer Awareness 2017
09/19/17 - Cedar Hill Professional Firefighters Association
Please use the link below to order Cedar Hill Fire Fighters Association - Auxiliary Breast Cancer Awareness T-Shirts. Once on the page click the logo for the CHFFA Auxiliary and the password to enter into the members area is: CHFDallpink https://bigdawgshirtshack.
Pat Harris Event
09/19/17 - IAFF Local 21
Dedication
09/19/17 - Randolph FireFighters IAFF Local 1268
Stephanie Piko for City of Centennial Mayor
09/19/17 - Cunningham Fire Fighters
Local 3027 had endorsed Stephanie Piko for Mayor of the City of Centennial. http://www.stephaniepiko.
Defusing/Debriefing Meetings
09/19/17 - IAFF 1826
2017 Nominations & Elections Notice
09/18/17 - IAFF Local 42
Brother James Green LODD
09/18/17 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
It is with great pride and honor that we placed our brother, BCFD Firefighter James Green on the IAFF Memorial Wall for his LODD in 2015. Special thanks to our honor guard members Adriana Delgado, Frank Chavez and Donovan Jacks for proudly representing us all in presnting the IAFF Flag to brother Green's wife, Maura Green.
First responders honored at American Legion event
09/17/17 - IAFF Local 1164
Fire Inspector Greg Thomas accepts his award from Commander Larry Fenner and Veteran Service Officer Jim Pardo.(Photo: Bill Bresler | hometownlife.com) American Legion honors Livonia first responders at annual Sept. 11 dinner A Livonia firefighter and two police officers were recognized for their work the last year. Start the conversation, or Read more at Westland Observer.
House Fire on Saugatuck Avenue
09/17/17 - IAFF Local 1081
Westport Firefighters Respond to House Fire At 2:23 PM on September 17th the Westport Fire Department received a call from a passing motorist who reported a house fire at 298 Saugatuck Avenue. The initial response was 4 Engine Companies, 1 Ladder Truck and Car 3 from Westport (shift commander) and a Norwalk Fire Engine.
Extrication on the Merritt Parkway
09/17/17 - IAFF Local 1081
Westport Firefighters Respond to Extrication On Augst 5th at 6:35 this morning, during torrential rainfall, Westport Fire Department was dispatched to the Merritt Parkway northbound for a motor vehicle accident with injuries. Engine 6, Rescue 3 and the Shift Commander responded to the call.
Extrication on Wilton Road
09/17/17 - IAFF Local 1081
On July 27th, Westport Firefighters had to extricate a victim from a car at the intersection of Wilton Road and Bolton Lane.
LODD Wall adding Lt. Flaherty
09/16/17 - IAFF Local 740
The 31st IAFF Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial service will be broadcast live via streaming video on Saturday, September 16. The ceremony in Colorado Springs, Colorado, officially begins at 11:00 a.m. Mountain Time. At this year’s memorial service, the IAFF will add 196 fallen fire fighters from the United States and Canada to the Wall of Honor.
2017 IAFF Fallen Firefighter Memorial
09/15/17 - IAFF Local 1014
US House Passes Fire Fighter Cancer Registry
09/14/17 - IAFF Local 4416
House Passes Firefighter Cancer Registry Act A top IAFF legislative priority, the Firefighter Cancer Registry Act of 2017 (H.R. 931), cleared its final hurdle in the U.S. House of Representatives this week, passing by a unanimous vote.
Terry Goldschmitz Is Retiring
09/14/17 - IAFF Local 21
Breast Cancer Awareness Shirts
09/14/17 - IAFF local 1289
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, once again we will be selling the navy blue duty shirts in various styles and sizes. The cost is 20$ with all proceeds going towards the fight to cure cancers. Orders placed by September 21st will be available for pickup after October 1st, through Bjorn at station 4. Be sure to include your phone number with the order.
Birmingham Charity Golf Tournament
09/14/17 - IAFF 14th District
Birmingham Local 117 is hosting a charity golf tournament November 1, 2017 benefiting Camp Smile-A-Mile. See attachment for more information.
Tim Butler's Budget Presentation
09/13/17 - IAFF Local 21
Tim Butlers presentation starts around the 63 minute mark.
Letter from General President Harold A. Schaitberger
09/13/17 - UPFFA
To All IAFF Affiliate Leaders, We need your help to provide needed emergency funds to our IAFF Disaster Relief Fund. Over the last several weeks, you've seen our members in action in response to Hurricane Harvey, working around the clock to rescue literally tens of thousands of civilians, while risking their own lives and knowing their own homes were likely damaged or destroyed.
September 10, 2017: Ct. United Ride
09/13/17 - UPFFA
Special Request From General President Schaitberger – Disaster Relief Fund
09/13/17 - IAFF Local 2546
To All IAFF Affiliate Leaders, We need your help to provide needed emergency funds to our IAFF Disaster Relief Fund. Over the last several weeks, you've seen our members in action in response to Hurricane Harvey, working around the clock to rescue literally tens of thousands of civilians, while risking their own lives and knowing their own homes were likely damaged or destroyed.
IAFF Press Release: Firefighter Cancer Registry Act
09/13/17 - Missouri State Council of Fire Fighters
Important Hurricane Relief Message from President Kennell
09/13/17 - IAFF Local 2546
Important Hurricane Relief Message from President Kennell: Brothers and Sisters: First, I want to ask all members with serious problems to contact their DVP or Secretary Heinis so you can be put on a list for assistance. Remember, we can't help if we're not aware of the need.
Local 21 Golf Tournament
09/12/17 - IAFF Local 21
Local 21 Annual Golf Tournament will be held on September 20 at Oak Glen Golf Course, 1599 McKusick Rd N, Stillwater, MN 55082.  Shotgun start at 1:00 p.m.  Cost $55.  Active & retired, all are welcome.  Prizes, gifts, green fees, cart, and dinner included.
Local 718 Standing Out for Mayor Walsh in West Roxbury
09/12/17 - Boston Fire Fighters
Peer Support Program and LOA
09/12/17 - IAFF Local 1805
Brothers and Sisters, Please review the attached proposed LOA on Pump Testing and Peer Support program. Information will be available at September's General membership meeting and voting will be online starting Thursday, September 14th with an end date of the 21st.
Hurricane Relief
09/12/17 - Professional Firefighters of Maine
Your union needs your help to provide needed emergency funds to our IAFF Disaster Relief Fund. Over the last two weeks, you've seen your brothers and sisters in action in response to Hurricane Harvey, working around the clock to rescue literally tens of thousands of civilians, while risking their own lives and knowing their own homes were likely damaged or destroyed.
Fallen Firefighter Memorial
09/12/17 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
Please join us for the IAFF Fallen Firefighter Memorial this weekend in Colorado Springs.
Fill The Boot
09/12/17 - IAFF Local 21
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday of this week (Sept 12-14) Saint Paul Firefighters will be out at major intersections, during the evening rush hour, within the City of Saint Paul for our annual Fill The Boot campaign.  This event provides funding for the Muscular Dystrophy Association in its efforts to find a cure for muscular dystrophy.
2017 Trunk or Treat Event
09/12/17 - IAFF Local 42
Hurrican Relief Water Drive
09/12/17 - IAFF Local 42
LETTER FROM THE IAFF GENERAL PRESIDENT
09/11/17 - Cambridge Fire Fighters
To All IAFF Affiliate Leaders, We need your help to provide needed emergency funds to our IAFF Disaster Relief Fund.
Support Texas & Florida
09/11/17 - Boston Fire Fighters
September 23, 2017
Upcoming Events
CENTRAL LABOR BODY MTG. 7:00PM
Oct 12, 2017
Labor Temple
HEALTH INS. MTG. 12:00PM
Oct 17, 2017
City Hall
CENTRAL LABOR BODY MTG. 7:00PM
Nov 09, 2017
Labor Temple
HEALTH INS. MTG. 12:00PM
Nov 21, 2017
City Hall
CENTRAL LABOR BODY MTG. 7:00PM
Dec 14, 2017
Labor Temple
Important Links
Visit www.iaff.org!
MPFF
Operation WARM!
DFD Web Server
Virtuwell
City of Duluth-Human Resources
PERA of MN
HCSP
Labor World
Duluth News-Tribune
Buy Union!
Custom IAFF Clothing

Action Center
Buy Union!
This site is a great resource to buy union made goods and support your fellow workers.
IAFF Clothing
Get you customized IAFF gear here!
 
 
IAFF Local 101
Copyright © 2017, All Rights Reserved.
Powered By UnionActive™

35771 hits since May 14, 2013
Visit Unions-America.com!

Top of Page image