Safety Stand Down for Cancer and PTSD
The IAFF presented two webcasts on two of the biggest issues in the fire service - the increased risk for occupational cancers and post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) at the Affiliate Leadership Training Summit (ALTS) in Anaheim, California. View webcasts:
Cancer Presumption Bill Analysis & Update
PA 515 of 2014 took effect on January 14, 2015 but the legislature is still searching for a funding source for the cancer presumption fund. (First Responder Presumed Coverage Fund) A complete analysis of the legislation can be found here. Please contact your Representative and Senator and tell them to find a funding source for this important program. Read more:
Important Collective Bargaining Update
We previously reported to you that on October 15, 2014, PA 322 was signed into law. This new law provides significant relief for our members in the areas of wages, step increases, health care costs, and retroactivity. Read more:
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What's New at MPFFU A021 Fire Fighters Assistance Program
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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.
MPFFU Online Store Now Available! Visit the new MPFFU online store. This is a secure site that allows you to safely purchase MPFFU shirts, sweaters, sweatpants, windshirts, blankets and even register for MPFFU seminars and district meetings with your credit card. You must log-in to the members only area to get to the link.