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      PTSD Coverage Update

      Thursday, the Labor and Public Employees Committee voted SB 164 AN ACT CONCERNING CERTAIN MENTAL OR EMOTIONAL IMPAIRMENTS WITHIN THE DEFINITION OF “PERSONAL INJURY” UNDER THE WORKERS’ COMPENSATION STATUTES by a vote of 12-2.
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      Download: SB 164 vote tally sheet.pdf

      Secretary DeMici Inducted into the CT Firefighters Hall of Fame

      Congratulations to a true "Lion of Labor" Our very own Lou Demici, Secretary - Uniformed Professional Firefighters of Connecticut for his induction into the Connecticut Firefighters Hall of Fame!          Lou will be honored at a dinner on Thursday April 4th, 6 PM at the Aqua Turf in     Southington CT.
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      Ct. AFL-CIO - Essay Contest

      This year the Connecticut AFL-CIO Health and Safety Committee is offering a scholarship essay contest to inspire Connecticut high school seniors to think about the importance of workplace health and safety, of the consequences that arise when workers are forced to toil in unsafe working conditions and of the role that organized labor has played in protecting workers both in the past and present.
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      Download: Workers Memorial Day Scholarship Essay Contest application form.pdf


      Uniformed Professional Fire Fighters of Connecticut IAFF with a strong showing at the 2019 IAFF Legislative Conference in Washington DC Working today and every day for Connecticut Fire Fighters on the Local, State and National levels Thank you to the Connecticut IAFF Locals who attended.
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      TWO (2) IMPORTANT UPCOMING EVENTS

      Monday, April 15, 2019:  UPFFA of Ct. FIRE OPS, Hartford Fire Training Academy

      Tuesday, April 16, 2019: UPFFA of Ct. will hold its 2019 Legislative Conference at the Old Appropriations Room, Capitol Building
       ALL AFFILIATED LOCALS ARE URGED TO ATTEND 

      Legislative Conference Agenda 
       Legislative Conference Registration Form 

      Rick Hart, UPFFA of Ct., Director of Legislative & Political Affairs representing firefighters on a united front in conjunction with for Senate Bill 164 covering PTSD for police and firefighters through workers compensation.

      Rich Hart, UPFFA of Ct., Director of Legislative & Political Affairs, testifying in support of SB-549 Firefighter Work Weeks & SB-660 Permanent Partial Disability & Pension Offsets.

        

      February 4, 2019:  Uniformed Professional Fire Fighters Association of Connecticut Hosted a New Legislators Breakfast at the Legislative Office Building

      Uniformed Professional Fire Fighters Association of Connecticut

      January 31, 2019 

      Educational Seminar
      was held at the VFW, 83 South Street, West Hartford
       

      Was A Huge Success

      128 UPFFA members attended

      Thank you to all the participants


      Attorney Eric Chester

      Staff Rep., Sean Lennon

      Staff Rep's: Sean Lennon & William Kennedy

      Attorney Eric Chester

       

      Attorney Mike Doyle

      Rick Hart, Dir. of Legislative & Political Affairs

      Attorney James Ferguson & Staff Rep. Dave Ribnicky

      Staff Rep., Matt Flor & Staff Rep. Dave Ribnicky
      Peter S. Carozza, Pres., UPFFA of Ct.

      IAFF Response to Trump Tweet Threatening to Cut Federal Funds for Wildfire Response

      As Californians struggle to recover from a series of devastating wildfires, the president of the United States has launched another impulsive, reckless and uninformed tweet threatening to halt federal funding dedicated to helping fire fighters keep their communities safe. 

      “This is yet another unimaginable attack on the dedicated professionals who put everything on the line, including their own homes, to protect their neighborhoods,” says Harold SchaitbergerGeneral President of the International Association of Fire Fighters. “While our president is tweeting on the sidelines in DC, our fellow Americans 3,000 miles to the west are mourning loved ones, entire communities have been wiped off the map and thousands of people are still trying to figure out where they are going to call home.”

      “The president’s tweet is disgraceful at a time when the government is under a self-imposed shutdown and the citizens of Paradise haven’t even been at their home sites in 30 days,” says President of the California Professional Firefighters Brian Rice. “This important funding would go toward literally helping this city rise from the ashes. To withhold it in a game of politics is insulting to the people of Paradise.”

      President-elect of CAL FIRE Local 2881 Tim Edwards says, “A more responsible president, Theodore Roosevelt, realized the uniqueness of the West and the complex geography of our wildlands. The fire fighters who protect these precious forests, at the risk to their lives, safety and their own homes, understand that drought and climate change have made our task more difficult. Now is the time for us to work collaboratively for solutions, not to make unfair, dangerous assessments.”

      Last year, unprecedented wildfire destruction in California burned an area larger than the state of Rhode Island — the Camp Fire, with 86 dead, is the deadliest wildfire in California history.

      Wildfire season has now become a year-round event, with short-staffed departments and exhausted fire fighters spending weeks at a time on the frontline doing their best to keep communities safe. Further reduction of resources will only make things more dangerous for fire fighters and the citizens they have sworn to protect.

      HOLD THE DATE


      Monday, April 29, 2019

      Uniformed Professional Fire Fighters Association of Connecticut
       

      Golf Tournament
      Oronoque Country Club
      385 Oronoque Lane, Stratford, Ct.


      REGISTRATION FORM

      Fred Garrity, Executive Director of the Connecticut United Ride along with Uniformed Professional Fire Fighters Association of Connecticut President Peter Carozza make a check presentation to Bill Sydenham, Executive Director of the Hundred Club. The Club is one of the organizations that receive benefits from the Ct. United Ride.

      A complete list of all donations is listed below.  The Uniformed Professional Fire Fighters of Connecticut is the event’s sponsor.

      The UPFFA Emergency Relief Fund
      The Hundred Club of CT (Law Enforcement)
      The United Way of Coastal Fairfield County
      The Bridgeport Fallen Fire Fighters
      The Bridgeport Police Memorial Fund
      Fairfield Fire Fighters Charitable Foundation
      Trumbull Police Cadets
      Fairfield Police Cadets
      Bridgeport Police Cadets
      Norwalk Police Cadets
      Stratford Police Cadets
      Newtown Police Cadets
      Redding Police Cadets
      Easton Police Cadets
      Hamden Police Cadets
      Monroe CERTS
      Wilton CERTS

      Connecticut Election Day Recap

      Tuesday November 6, 2018 was a great day for CONNECTICUT Fire Fighters with the election of many of our endorsed candidates. 

      Over the past year the Uniformed Professional Fire Fighters of Connecticut your state affiliate of the IAFF met with national and statewide candidates for office from our U.S. Congressional Delegation to state wide office.  We did not look at party affiliation but looked at candidates who would commit to supporting fire fighters and retirees.

      In addition to meeting with candidates we traveled our state and met with fire fighters from Greenwich to Norwich and New London to Torrington and explained our endorsement process and how these candidates felt about issues that affect you and your family’s future 

      We are very pleased with the election results but today the work continues to do everything we can to support and protect your rights and benefits.

      A very special thank you to our local leadership and membership from our affiliated IAFF locals who answered the call, it was a great team effort.

      We have attached the UPFFA Endorsement Policy along with a listing of our Endorsed Candidates.

      Now that the election is over, we will continue to work with both sides of the political aisle on your behalf. 

      In addition, please visit our website (www.upffa.org) to view the pictures of the station visits on October 31st and November 1st, along with pictures from the June 20th delegates meeting in Bristol of some of the endorsed candidates.

      Fraternally,

      Peter S. Carozza
      President

      To All IAFF Affiliate Leaders: No one knows better than all of you that this union and our members have been under attack for a number of years now. Scott Walker, John Kasich, Chris Christie, their wealthy friends John Arnold, the Koch brothers, the Ricketts and many more are all on the offensive against us.
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      NCPERS FAMILY PROTECTION PLUS ATTENTION UPFFA OF CT. RETIREES RECENTLY YOU HAVE RECEIVED THE MAILING CONCERNING THE NCPERS FAMILY PROTECTION PLUS PROGRAM, THE CUTOFF DATE FOR RETIREES TO ENROLL IS APRIL 30, 2014, IF YOU HAVEN’T RECEIVED THE INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT JANE McCARTHY AT 860.953.3200.

      The Hundred Club of Connecticut is a charitable, non-profit, tax exempt organization which provides financial assistance to families of police officers, correction officers and firefighters who have died in the line of duty. The club consists of over 2400 members from all walks of life who are committed to this objective

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      "AMERICA'S BRAVEST" License Plate Program. You can support the UPFFA at the State Capitol by showing Professional Fire Fighter solidarity every day!
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