Register Now for MPFFU Member Orientation Classes
From brand new member to seasoned vet - this class has something for you. Great overview of our Union, how it works, and what resources are available to you. The class is free but you must register to attend. If you were hired after June 30, 2016, your local will be paid $50 if you attend! Anyone can attend at any location. More detail can be found on the calendar of events located on this website to the right. Register by calling 734-675-0206 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- October 25th - Grand Rapids L366 Union Hall
October 26th - Lansing- THIS CLASS HAS BEEN CANCELLED!
- November 10th - Leland Twp. Fire Department
- December 18th - Rochester Hills Fire Department
- December 19th - Dearborn Area - Location TBD
Another great turn-out for the recent MPFFU 6th District meeting in Madison Heights on September 27, 2017.
More than 300 MPFFU Union Leaders attended the Fall District Meetings that were held across the State in late September.
Apply Now for Labor School Scholarship
The Delegato/McColl Scholarship was created for active members of the Michigan Professional Fire Fighters Union to obtain the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to become union leaders at the state, local, and international level. This scholarship is intended to educate less experienced union members in an effort to prevent knowledge gaps at the state and local level created by the departure of many of our distinguished union leaders.
The ideal candidate will have demonstrated involvement in their local union, and a desire to develop the foundation required to grow as an organized labor leader. Candidates should pay special attention to the schedule of the required classes for this program, and understand the work load involved. The Delegato/McColl scholarship will cover the cost of tuition for two members to the Wayne State Labor School Program. each year. More information can be found here.
All candidates must submit this application along with their response to the essay question listed on the application. Applications for the 2018 scholarship awards must be received by October 31, 2017.
First Responder Presumed Coverage Fund - Application for Benefits
Pursuant to Public Act 515 of 2014 the First Responder Presumed Coverage Fund was created.(AKA Cancer Presumption Law) The Director of the Workers' Compensation Agency is the administrator of the Fund. The Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) has created a webpage explaining the process to apply for benefits.
ANYONE that meets the critera listed on this webpage should FIRST SUBMIT A WORKERS COMP CLAIM with your employer.
After that workers comp claim has been submitted you should than complete the application for benefits on the LARA website listed above.
If you have any questions on the administration of this fund, you may also contact the Claims Processing Division at 517-284-8912. Call the MPFFU office for other general questions. 734-675-0206.
What's New at MPFFU A021 Fire Fighters Assistance Program
Confidential FFAP Hotline: 1.888.731.FIRE Available 24/7
Free CONFIDENTIAL telephone assistance for MPFFU members, retirees, and their families
Get answers to your questions and concerns.
Find resoucres for information, treatment, and support.
Know your conversation is confidential.
Get referrals to quality professional care.
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MPFFU License Plate
The branch offices of the Secretary of State now require individuals to provide proof of MPFFU membership to obtain the MPFFU License Plate. You must show either your IAFF membership card or a letter from the MPFFU verifying that you are a member or eligible retiree to obtain the plate. Please call 734-675-0206 to obtain a proof of membership letter. If you see a non-member with the MPFFU plate on their vehicle, please contact the MPFFU with the plate number. The SOS will make the individual return the plate if they are not a member of our organization.