MERP/IAFF Health Trust Update

This class will cover updates on the IAFF Medical Expense Reimbursement Plan and IAFF Health & Wellness Trust (formerly the Northwest Fire Fighters Benefits Trust). Both programs went national in 2022 with lots of exciting new things going on! MERP IAFF Health Trust Update Presentatio

The Retirement Equation

As professional firefighters, we have an amazing defined-benefit pension and the ability to retire in our mid-50s, but our income and expenses change immediately and dramatically the day we retire.  At what point can we retire comfortably?  How do we pay for health care?  What factors should we consider regarding survivor options, purchasing service...

Shift Change

WSCFF Shift Change meetings are for members coping with or in recovery from an alcohol or substance use problems. Peer-led meetings provide a supportive space for individuals to share experiences, strength, and hope with brothers and sisters interested in recovery. The only requirement for attendance is the desire for recovery.

Impact Bargaining

When there is a change to how management and the union interact, outside the scope of an existing agreement, our Union, upon being made aware, has the right and responsibility to demand the employer to bargain the impacts of the change. This class unpacks what this means, and how it works. Impact Bargaining 101...