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      MDA/MPFFU June Newsletter

      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:

      NEWS ARTICLE: Governor Rick Snyder signs bill to help firefighters facing cancer

      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
      Full-time firefighters in the city of Novi have a new contract that looks to benefit both sides. A three-year agreement (2015-18) was officially approved June 22 by the Novi City Council. The new contract was reached before the current one expired in the coming weeks, which both sides were happy to see get done. Read more:
      Local 1557 is holding the 1st Annual Firearm Raffle with all proceeds to go to the Sterling Heights Fire Fighters, Eric C. Post Memorial Honor Guard. Only 300 tickets will be sold. Tickets may be purchased online at www.sterlingheightsfirefighters.org. Simply click the "Add to Cart" button at the top right of the page. Tickets are going fast so don't wait! Good luck!
      The MPFFU Safety and Health Committee would like to share this "near-miss" information. Read more:
      The Bloomfield Township Fire Department is now accepting applications for the position of Firefighter/Paramedic. Applicants must be 18 years of age, no felony convictions, certified under Michigan Fire Fighter I and II, possess a State of Michigan paramedic license, 60 minimum total accumulated credits hours from college or university, Conference of Western Wayne (CWW), Written and Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT). The application period is now open and it will close at 5:00 PM on Monday, July 13th. More info:
      The Plymouth Township Fire Department is now accepting applications for the position of Firefighter/Paramedic. The application and supporting documents must be received by mail or personal delivery no later than 4:30 p.m., June 30, 2015. More info:
      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.

      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.

  • Contact Information for Local Union Executive Board Members

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