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  Pension Alerts  
Detroit pension cuts hit civilian workers hardest - CNNMoney
Detroit reaches deal limiting pension cuts - CNNMoney
Thought Secure, Pooled Pensions Teeter and Fall - New York Times
Detroit makes deal with retired cops, firefighters to preserve current pensions - Fox News
Outlook for pensions is pretty awful: Bridgewater - CNBC.com
After threats of painful cuts, Detroit moves closer to deal to protect pensions - PBS NewsHour
City looking to hire -- with pensions intact -- retired train operators for ... - SILive.com
Rauner Wants "Special Deal" for Police, Firefighter Pensions - Chicago Tonight | WTTW
Pension Crisis: Will Most Public Pensions Fail? - Motley Fool
Christie Calls For Changes To State Pensions, Wants Realty Transfer Fees Tossed - CBS Local
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Updated: Apr. 19 (15:23)


Wheat Ridge Fire Protection District Elections
IAFF LOCAL 2164
04.19.14
East Lansing Local 1609 Honor Guard Fundraiser (June 11, 2014)
Michigan Professional Fire Fighters Union
04.19.14
Support West Metro in Spring Elections
IAFF LOCAL 2164
04.19.14
Tri Lakes/Monument Fire Protection District Elections
IAFF LOCAL 2164
04.19.14
Four Harrison Township firefighters honored
Michigan Professional Fire Fighters Union
04.19.14
Allen Park's proposed budget discussed in detail at work session (VIDEO)
Michigan Professional Fire Fighters Union
04.19.14
 
     
Healthcare Costs Go Viral: Emergency Declared by San Francisco Labor
It’s a national epidemic finally getting some long overdue attention. To put rising costs in perspective, a dozen oranges today would cost $134 if adjusted at the same rate of price inflation that we’ve seen in healthcare since 1945.
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Firefighters Upset Over ObamaCare Reinsurance Fee
Firefighters are seeking changes to ObamaCare and are taking their fight to Capitol Hill. The President of the International Association of Firefighters Harold Schaitberger joined Jenna Lee to discuss how the Affordable Care Act’s reinsurance fee will have a negative impact on the health benefits of firefighters.
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Response to Concerns Over Supplemental COLA Changes in Proposition C
              There have been some misconceptions as well as factual inaccuracies being spread regarding Proposition C (Pension Reform Initiative) passed in 2011 by the electorate of San Francisco.
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The Affordable Care Act

The Affordable Care Act : Key Elements Affecting IAFF Members
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Download: Affordable Care Act.pdf
1741 days since workers got a raise.- Unite Here Local 2- Giants
Since 2010, our Giants have won two World Series Championships Team Value up 40% Attendance of 10 Million fans Ticket Prices up 20% Beer Prices up to $10.25 Wages for Centerplate concession workers up 0% A Giant Zero for the workers who take care of the fans.
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Orr freezes pensions for Detroit workers, ends cost-of-living adjustments
Detroit emergency manager Kevyn Orr quietly issued a freeze on the pensions of city workers as of Dec. 31, meaning no new benefits will be accrued for members of the General Retirement System and pensions will be closed to all new city employees, according to an executive order released by Orr’s office.
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Operation Armenta
As you may have heard, Dan Armenta lost his battle with cancer and never got to enjoy the generous gift you all helped put together. His bumpers were chromed and put on his car. Sadly, we said goodbye to him today. His car was driven by his sons in the funeral procession.
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Paralyzed Detroit Firefighter Set to Lose Insurance
Detroit Firefighter Brendan Milewski was seriously injured in collapse on the job. Now, he's received notice that his insurance will be cut as of Jan. 1.
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Subject: Reed files public pension ballot proposal with California AG
San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed filed papers Tuesday in the first step toward qualifying a public pension measure for a statewide vote in California, a move that drew instant criticism from public employee unions.
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Brother Dan Dunnigan

FF Dan Dunnigan of Engine 51 is in need of some time for the Catastrophic Illness Program.  He is approved to accept donations of vacation or sick time.  His catastrophic recipient number is 001823. The correct form to use for a donation is attached.

Members are encouraged to use field envelopes and submit forms directly to Payroll.


Download: Dan Dunnigan-2.pdf

NEW FIRST RESPONDERS DOWNPAYMENT ASSISTANCE LOAN PROGRAM (FRDALP)
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Reed Files Public Pension Ballot Proposal with California AG
San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed filed papers Tuesday in the first step toward qualifying a public pension measure for a statewide vote in California, a move that drew instant criticism from public employee unions.
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UCSF Survey of Hearing and Tinnitus in Firefighters
  UCSF Survey of Hearing and Tinnitus in Firefighters UCSF is conducting an online survey of Bay Area firefighters to learn more about noise exposure, hearing loss, and tinnitus (ringing or buzzing) among firefighters. The survey takes about 30 minutes to complete and all responses will be kept anonymous.
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Alia Coleman

 

A beneficiary account has been established at the San Francisco Firefighters Credit Union for Alia Coleman.  Alia, the daughter of Firefighter Bob Coleman, is fighting abdominal cancer.

The account number is 145525 and the account type is S5


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