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The Uniformed Professional Firefighters of Connecticut would like to thank the following locals who traveled to Washington, DC to attend the IAFF Legislative Conference this week.
Bristol Local 773 - Ct Fire-S-15 - Danbury Local 801
Fairfield Local 1426 - Greenwich Local 1042
Hamden Local 2687 - Hartford Local 760
Manchester Local 1579 - Middletown Local 1073
New Britain Local 992 - Norwalk Local 830
Stratford Local 998 - Waterbury Local 1339
Representative's from the above mentioned locals on Monday were briefed on issues such as Funding for SAFER and FIRE Grants, Protecting Public Sector Pensions, Excise Tax on High Cost Health Plans, 9/11 Responder Health and Compensation, Toxic Flame Retardants and Waiving the 10% Early Distribution Penalty and also heard from a number of elected Officials from both sides of the isle including remarks from Vice President Joe Biden.
Monday afternoon they traveled to the U.S. Capitol to meet with staff from Representative Larson, Courtney, DeLauro, Himes and Esty.
In a true demonstration of unity 35 delegates representing the above local and all Ct Fire Fighters did an outstanding job in presenting positions on the above mentioned issues.
On Tuesday delegate s listened to a number of potential presidential candidates followed by a reception sponsored by the IAFF where delegates were able to meet and network with other IAFF leaders from across our country
On Wednesday Ct delegates attended a breakfast at the U.S. Capitol sponsored by the UPFFA of CT.
Attendees listened to remarks from Senators Blumenthal and Murphy. They also had a frank and informal discussion with our General President who also attended.
Following breakfast delegates visited the offices of Senators Blumenthal and Murphy to continue our lobbying efforts.
Outstanding job to all.
Ct Fire fighters can be proud of the representation of the above mentioned locals.
Job well done!
Peter S. Carozza
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Monday, April 6, 2015
UPFFA OF CT. FIRE OPS
Hartford Fire Training Academy
Wednesday, April 8, 2015
UPFFA OF CT. LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE/LOBBY DAY
Old Judiciary Room, State Capitol
8:00 a.m. – 12 Noon
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UPFFA of Ct. Annual Golf Tournament
Monday, April 27, 2015
Oronoque Country Club
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FIREFIGHTER/PARAMEDIC: The Town of East Hartford is currently accepting applications for the position of Firefighter/Paramedic. Applicants must be 18 years old and have a HS diploma (or GED). To be eligible to take the written test, you will need a photo identification and must meet the following criteria:
- A State of CT Paramedic license (or National Registry paramedic certification) or Proof (letter from college) of expected completion of a Paramedic program by December 2015.
- A CPAT certificate received after March 2014 or proof of registration with a licensed CPAT Center.
Application deadline is 4:30 p.m. Friday, February 27, 2015.
For more information and application packet click here.
or contact Town of East Hartford Human Resources at: 860-291-7221
Sikorsky - FIREFIGHTER/EMT: Four Openings: Duties include but are not limited to Structural and Aircraft Rescue firefighting, hazardous material response, confined space rescue, entering IDLH atmospheres, providing emergency medical treatment, participate in fire prevention programs, continuous improvement processes, complete written inspection reports, fire extinguisher inspections, testing and minor maintenance of fire alarms and related equipment, inspecting, testing, and operating fire department vehicles and rescue boats, receive and dispatch alarms, routine station cleaning assignments, and other duties as assigned.
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