• 53rd Biennial MPFFU Convention in Bay City on May 8-9-10, 2018

      MPFFU Legislative Updated - Jan 12, 2018

      MPFFU Legislative Log

      The application period for Assistance to Firefighters (AFG) grants opens December 26, 2017, and will remain open through February 2, 2018. Administered by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), AFG grants provide fire departments with funding for critically needed equipment, protective gear, training and other resources needed for safe and effective public safety services. Learn more about resources available to help you prepare your application.

      For additional assistance or guidance in preparing your application or for a review of your application, contact the IAFF Grants Department at firegrants@iaff.org or (202) 824-1575.

      In addition to the general grant project guidance, the IAFF has created specific grant guidance documents for each of the grant eligible programs below:

      • IAFF Peer Support Training Program
      • Fire Ground Survival Training Program (FGS)
      • Wellness-Fitness Initiative (WFI)
      • IAFF/IAFC/ACE Peer Fitness Trainer Certification Program (PFT)
      • Hazardous Materials Training for First Responder Operations (FRO)
      • Training for Hazardous Materials Response: Technician (HM Tech)

      Key changes to the Fiscal Year 2016 AFG grant program include:

      1. Cancer screening under Wellness and Fitness Activity.
      2. Wellness and Fitness Activities are eligible under Micro-Grants ($25,000 or less).
      3. The purpose for an applicant’s request to acquire equipment and personal protective gear has been revised (see page 22 of the NOFO).
      4. Vehicle-mounted exhaust systems are now a medium priority under the equipment category.
      Sign up for email alerts from FEMA regarding various grant programs and other information.


       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
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      Webinar: State Fire Training Funds 101 - How does your department receive that money? ____________________________________________________ Have you ever wondered how to receive state "fireworks" training dollars? What does encumbered mean? What is so important about September 30th and December 31st? What is a CTC. Read More...
      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.

      Click here for a recent article about suicide in the fire service. 

      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.

  • Contact Information for Local Union Executive Board Members

    You can access the most accurate contact information for local union officers from the IAFF website by clicking on this link.  After you log-in, click on Dashboard, then Officer Resources and then Affiliate Directory.. You can search by local name, local number, by state, or by the officers name if you know it.  This data is updated daily.

    Find Your Elected Officials

    Upcoming Events
    MPFFU Executive Board Meeting
    Mar 15, 2018
    Lansing Radisson Hotel
    MPFFU Committee Meetings
    Mar 16, 2018
    Lansing Radisson Hotel
    2nd District Meeting
    Mar 19, 2018
    Park Place Hotel, Traverse City
    5th District Meeting
    Mar 20, 2018
    Cascades Manor Jackson, MI
    6th District Meeting
    Mar 21, 2018
    River Crest Rochester Hills,MI
    4th District Meeting
    Mar 22, 2018
    Grecian Center Southgate, MI
    3rd District Meeting
    Mar 23, 2018
    Location to be finalized Saginaw, MI
    MPFFU 53rd Biennial Convention
    May 08, 2018
    Bay City DoubleTree Hotel

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