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IAFF General President Harold Schaitberger joined the United States Conference of Mayors (USCM) in a press conference on Wednesday to encourage Congress to provide the critical funding needed to support public safety during the Coronavirus pandemic. The general president, joined Rochester, MI Mayor Bryan Barnett and president of USCM, and Chicago, IL Mayor Lori Lightfoot to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on police and fire services across the country.

"We are committed to working with USCM, governors and elected lawmakers at all levels to urge our Congress to respond accordingly and provide the significant funding to support the services our citizens expect and the things our firefighters/paramedics need to do their work," said General President Schaitberger.
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IAFF General President Harold Schaitberger joined the United States Conference of Mayors (USCM) in a press conference on Wednesday to encourage Congress to provide the critical funding needed to support public safety during the Coronavirus pandemic. The general president, joined Rochester, MI Mayor Bryan Barnett and president of USCM, and Chicago, IL Mayor Lori Lightfoot to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on police and fire services across the country. We are committed to working with USCM, governors and elected lawmakers at all levels to urge our Congress to respond accordingly and provide the significant funding to support the services our citizens expect and the things our firefighters/paramedics need to do their work, said General President Schaitberger.Image attachment

Uniformed Firefighters Association (UFA) of New York Local 94 president Gerard Fitzgerald appeared on Fox News and MSNBC Wednesday morning to discuss the importance of local governments adequately funding fire departments during the Coronavirus pandemic. ... See MoreSee Less

Uniformed Firefighters Association (UFA) of New York Local 94 president Gerard Fitzgerald appeared on Fox News and MSNBC Wednesday morning to discuss the importance of local governments adequately funding fire departments during the Coronavirus pandemic.

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Great job, Brother Fitz!

i dont get it, i thought most cities budget on a yearly basis. are they just trying to get people hurt or what?

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Glad to see the union finally opposing the Democrats in New York. Bunch of POS, using firefighters and first responders to try get more funding.

Great job bro

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Communities are counting on us to continue to protect them. The only way our members can do that is with the proper PPE to prevent exposure and with access to testing. The IAFF is asking affiliate presidents to complete our survey tracker to enter data to document exposures among members in their local/fire department. Go to www.iaff.org/coronavirus/ ... See MoreSee Less

Communities are counting on us to continue to protect them. The only way our members can do that is with the proper PPE to prevent exposure and with access to testing. The IAFF is asking affiliate presidents to complete our survey tracker to enter data to document exposures among members in their local/fire department. Go to https://www.iaff.org/coronavirus/

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Enter to win a fishing kayak -- IAFF members enter for free: https://powderhook.com/contests/just-add-water

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Welcome to the site of the Putnam County Fire-Rescue Professionals, Local 3529. We are members of the International Association of Firefighters (IAFF), Florida Professional Firefighters (FPF) and the Gator Fire Council (GFC).

This website is the for the membership of the Putnam County Fire-Rescue Professionals and to provide information to the community and to all active retired members.

Our Union was established January 31, 1994. We have been representing our members for 25 years and work closely with our community.

Firefighters, Paramedics, Fire Inspectors, Fire Investigators and Emergency Medical Technicians face many challenges such as; cancer, heart disease, post-traumatic stress and on the job injuries. We must continue to study, treat and prevent these silent killers. The State of Florida signed into law the Firefighter cancer Bill this year (2019).
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We strive to help address retention and recruitment problems which continue to face our department. With the help of management, we will overcome any obstacle or challenges. Our goal is to obtain a fair and competitive wage to keep the most experience and attract the best qualified candidate.

We are honored to serve the resident of Putnam County and we are proud to dedicate our lives to protecting the resident and visitors of Putnam County through Firefighting, Paramedic and EMT Services, Rescue and other emergencies responses.

Clu Wright
President, Local 3529

The IAFF Center of Excellence for Behavioral Health Treatment and Recovery is a one-of-a-kind addiction treatment facility specializing in PTSD for IAFF members – and IAFF members only – who are struggling with addiction, PTSD other related behavioral health challenges to receive the help they need in taking the first steps toward recovery. It is a safe haven for members to talk with other members who have faced or overcome similar challenges.

https://www.iaffrecoverycenter.com

We strive to help address retention and recruitment problems which continue to face our department. With the help of management, we will overcome any obstacle or challenges. Our goal is to obtain a fair and competitive wage to keep the most experience and attract the best qualified candidate.

We are honored to serve the resident of Putnam County and we are proud to dedicate our lives to protecting the resident and visitors of Putnam County through Firefighting, Paramedic and EMT Services, Rescue and other emergencies responses.

Clu Wright

President, Local 3529