Fire Ground Survival Training
The Saginaw Fire Department is proud to present Fire Ground Survival Training. The class is free due to a grant from the FFTC Fireworks Fund. Click here for complete details
2017 Labor Day Parade In Detroit
Why do we celebrate Labor Day?
For a lot of people, Labor Day means two things: a day off and the end of summer. But why is it called Labor Day? Labor Day is a day set aside to pay tribute to working men and women. It has been celebrated as a national holiday in the United States and Canada since 1894. Read more here
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.
There are still many unanswered questions regarding how the funding is going to be distributed. According to the website, a list of potential claimants is being created and applications will be logged based on the date they are received by their office.
Anyone that meets the critera listed on this webpage should submit an application to get your name on the list. We will provide more information when it becomes available.
If you have any questions on the administration of this fund, you may also contact the Claims Processing Division at 517-284-8912.
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.