MPFFU Member Orientation Webinar
This two-hour webinar will cover everything you want to know about belonging to an IAFF/MPFFU Local Union. There will be a short history of unions in general and why people organized.
You will learn about the IAFF and MPFFU, when they came to be and what they do for you.
Finally, the webinar will wrap discussing your roles and responsibilities as a dues paying member.
This webinar is a must for every IAFF/MPFFU member.
This class is being offered on March 10th from 9am-11am or on March 11th from 9am-11am
Click here to register. You will receive your registration confirmation and login information after you register.
MPFFU Leadership Webinar
Whether you are a brand new union leader, seasoned vet, or would like to start getting involved, this webinar is for you.
In this concise one-hour webinar we will review the basics on how to become an effective union leader. You will hear from experienced leaders on what it takes to make your Local the best it can be.
Don't miss this great opportunity to pick up some leadership tips for the comfort of your own home.
This class is being offered twice: March 10th from 11am-12pm and March 11 from 11am-12pm.
Click here to register. You will receive a confirmation email with the login information after you register. This class is free.
MPFFU Member Representation Webinar
Are you in a position where you may have to represent members that may receive discipline? If you are, then this class is what you need to make sure you are doing the best job you can. This short one-hour webinar will cover all aspects of representing your members when they need you most. We will discuss preparing for and conducting meetings, Weingarten, Garrity and grievance processing. Don't get caught without the tools you need to succeed the next time you get that call for help.
This class is being offered twice: March 10th from 3pm-4pm or on March 11th from 3pm-4pm.
Click here to register. You will receive your registration confirmation and login information.after you register.
IAFF Position Statement on Vaccines
The IAFF strongly recommends that all IAFF members receive a SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) vaccine to prevent the spread of disease and assist in administering vaccinations in jurisdictions where appropriate measures are taken to protect our members health and safety and their rights on the job when vaccinations are being administered.
Fire Fighter COVID-19 Exposure is Covered by Workers Compensation
On June 18, 2020, Governor Whitmer Issued an Executive Order stating that first responders employees who are confirmed as COVID-19 positive on or after March 18, 2020, either by physician or by test, shall be presumed to have suffered a “personal injury,” as that term is defined by section 401(2)(b) of the WDCA, MCL 418.401(2)(b) unless the employer can prove otherwise. The complete Executive Order can be found here.
WSU Psychiatry extends free mental health service to state's police, firefighters and immediate families
MPFFU Assists with a Study to Learn About PFAS Levels in Fire Fighters
A grant was recently awarded to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, to study PFAS levels in firefighters across the state. The State Fire Marshal and the MPFFU have been assisting with developing the study and to educate our membership on why they are needed to be involved in it. View this webinar to learn more about how the study will be conducted and what firefighters will be asked to take part in it.
IAFF-FC and Aetna have teamed up to offer IAFF retired fire fighters and their spouses comprehensive Medicare Advantage plans. Click here to learn 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 main office of the Secretary of State will now contact the MPFFU to verify your membership as an active member or retiree in our organization prior to mailing your new or replacement MPFFU license plate. Please call 734-675-0206 if you have any questions.
If you see a non-member with the MPFFU plate on their vehicle, please contact the MPFFU with the plate number. The SOS will require the non-member to return the plate within 30 days.