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Posted on Wed, 21 Feb 2018 19:11:20 GMT



Gore Supports Fire Industry as Co-Sponsor of IAFF Cancer Summit ... - FireEngineering.com


FireEngineering.com

Gore Supports Fire Industry as Co-Sponsor of IAFF Cancer Summit ...
FireEngineering.com
In response to the increasing concern about occupational cancer among firefighters, W. L. Gore & Associates' Protective Fabrics Division is proud to join the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) and other fire industry leaders to sponsor ...

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Posted on Mon, 29 Jan 2018 15:11:47 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 testing at the Research Triangle Institute (RTI) in early January 2015. This evaluation involved a ...


Posted on Fri, 26 Jan 2018 15:32:19 GMT



Fire Engineering Chief Bobby Halton Interviews IAFF President Harold Schaitberger - Firefighter Nation


Firefighter Nation

Fire Engineering Chief Bobby Halton Interviews IAFF President Harold Schaitberger
Firefighter Nation
Cancer is killing firefighters. In the past decade, more firefighters have died from cancer than running into burning buildings, saving communities from hazardous waste spills, or protecting neighborhoods from active shooter situations. The ...


Posted on Sun, 28 Jan 2018 16:18:45 GMT



IAFF Firefighter Cancer Summit Set for Feb. 1 - Occupational Health and Safety


IAFF Firefighter Cancer Summit Set for Feb. 1
Occupational Health and Safety
Scheduled speakers are from IAFF and organizations such as NIOSH, the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, the New York Fire Department, the UL Firefighter Safety Research Institute, the University of Arizona, the University of ...


Posted on Wed, 24 Jan 2018 08:27:02 GMT



City opts for next step in bargaining with firefighters - Marietta Times


City opts for next step in bargaining with firefighters
Marietta Times
The report leans more to the demands of the IAFF demands for pay rate increases over the duration of the contract, lowered rates for probationary firefighters and other notations on issues of insurance and allowances which Hupp said do not take into ...


Posted on Wed, 21 Feb 2018 05:53:13 GMT



City, firefighters reach settlement in pay dispute - Albuquerque Journal


Albuquerque Journal

City, firefighters reach settlement in pay dispute
Albuquerque Journal
“After eight long years of litigation we have finally reached a settlement for lost wages and benefits that were unilaterally stripped from us by the Berry Administration, significantly compromising recruitment and retention,” said Diego Arencón ...


Posted on Fri, 26 Jan 2018 06:02:07 GMT



FEMA "refreshes" NIMS - FireEngineering.com


FEMA "refreshes" NIMS
FireEngineering.com
The International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) has announced that it is now a participating provider with Cigna and that past and present IAFF union members who are Cigna members will have greater and more affordable access to the IAFF Center of ...


Posted on Thu, 25 Jan 2018 21:07:54 GMT



OLYMPICS: Athletes talk preparing for games, hopes for 2020 - KSHB


KSHB

OLYMPICS: Athletes talk preparing for games, hopes for 2020
KSHB
Last year, he won a bronze medal at the IAFF World Championships in London. Moving forward, he said his experiences in recent years would help him prepare for the 2020 summer games. "Now that I have that experience, I know what to expect,” he explained ...

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Posted on Tue, 20 Feb 2018 01:33:53 GMT



RI judge awards firefighters union $41.9K in legal fees against East Greenwich - The Providence Journal


RI judge awards firefighters union $41.9K in legal fees against East Greenwich
The Providence Journal
EAST GREENWICH, R.I. — A Superior Court judge this week awarded nearly $42,000 in attorneys fees to the East Greenwich firefighters' union for its successful challenge of the firing of a firefighter. Judge Susan E. McGuirl issued a bench decision ...


Posted on Wed, 21 Feb 2018 16:44:59 GMT



Fire fighter takes on KCK Fire Department, union and UG for racial discrimination - Kansas City Star


Kansas City Star

Fire fighter takes on KCK Fire Department, union and UG for racial discrimination
Kansas City Star
Harris later in 2016 had a meeting with a UG human resources director, an IAFF manager and a KCK fire department deputy chief. Harris during that meeting was accused of being paid for four days of work not owed to him because he had instead worked at a ...


Posted on Tue, 20 Feb 2018 20:46:00 GMT



 

 
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