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Updated: Feb. 24 (23:10)
25th Anniversary LODD Brother Ogburn
IAFF Local 274
02.24.18
Membership Meeting
IAFF Local F-102
02.24.18
February 23, 2018: Ct. AFL-CIO COPE Meeting, Hartford Hilton
UPFFA
02.23.18
February 23, 2018: Ct. AFL-CIO COPE Meeting, Hartford Hilton
UPFFA
02.23.18
March Monthly Meeting
IAFF Local 4544
02.23.18
Local 21 Regrets To Announce The Passing Of Retired Fire Dispatcher Karen Nelson
IAFF Local 21
02.23.18
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IAFF/CABQ Settlement Approval
02/12/18 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
The settlement between the IAFF Local 244 and the City of  Albuquerque has been accepted by the membership with 97% approval of eligible participating members.
IAFF/ABQ Settlement Update
02/02/18 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
The negotiated damage restoration for lost wages from the 2008 CBA is 8 million dollars that will be paid to IAFF Local 244 in a lump sum. After several meetings with Local and IAFF Counsel, we have determined the rank specific disbursement amounts that will compensate non-probationary IAFF members and retirees active during June 19, 2010 through July 1, 2011.
County Chapter E-Board Vacancies
02/01/18 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
The IAFF Local 244 Executive Board is accepting letters of interest for County Trustee 2 for the next 14 calendar days. The Executive Board will appoint members to serve in these positions at the Executive Board meeting on February 15, 2018 until the next General Election; in accordance with the IAFF Local 244 Constitution & Bylaws, Article VI, Section 5.
Benevolent & TV Fund Deductions Update
01/31/18 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
Attention County Chapter Members: We were just advised by County Payroll, that due to a calendar error on their side this deduction will now occur on Pay Period Ending (PPE) 2/2/18 with a pay date of 2/9/18. Call any of your Executive Board Officers with questions.
AFD/IAFF Settlement Update
01/30/18 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
In full appreciation of all members current and retired that fall within the 2008-2011 CBA, we are actively meeting with Local & IAFF Counsel to get clear direction on options and limitations to include voting and proper disbursement of settlement funds. We want to take our time to do this right and ask that members be patient.
2018 IAFF Local 244 Negotiating Teams
01/23/18 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
Attention Members: At this time we are accepting letters of interest for the 2018 Negotiating Teams for both City and County Chapters. Please send the interest letters to President Arencon at iafflocal244@hotmail.com and cc your respective Chapter Vice Presidents. Letters are due by February 2, 2018.
County Chapter E-Board Vacancies
01/11/18 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
The IAFF Local 244 Executive Board is accepting letters of interest for County Chapter positions: First Steward and Fourth Steward for the next 14 calendar days.
County Chapter Special Meeting
01/11/18 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
A County Chapter Special Meeting will be held on Friday, January 19, 2018 at 9:00am. The matter of County Chapter membership consenting to the reclassification of Lieutenant positions to Captains positions, once again has come before the membership at the General Meeting on January 11, 2018.
Benevolent Fund & TV Fund Deductions
01/03/18 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
Attention Members: Be advised, deductions for Benevolent and TV Fund will be deducted in this month (January 2018) in accordance with Article IV, Section 6 and Section 10 of the IAFF Local 244 Constitution & Bylaws.  City Chapter Members: Please be advised that deductions for Benevolent Fund and TV Fund are scheduled to come out during the first pay period in January 2018.
AFD/IAFF Transition Team Report
12/26/17 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
The AFD/IAFF Transition Team has completed a very detailed and comprehensive report that will be officially presented to City Administration next week. Log-on to the website and click the “downloads” link in the left column to view the report.
Happy Holidays!
12/25/17 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
Fire Fighters Earn a Win in Uphill Battle Over Tax Reform
12/21/17 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
A degree of drama accompanied Congress as members finally passed the GOP tax reform bill earlier today. Yesterday afternoon, the House passed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (H.R. 1) by a vote of 227 to 203, with 12 Republicans joining all Democrats in voting against the bill.
2017 Christmas Party
12/17/17 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
The 2017 IAFF Local 244 Christmas Party was a great success with over 300 in attendance. Firefighter of the Year Awards were given to FF Eric Adair for AFD and Steve Busch for BCFD (unable to attend). The Outstanding Leadership Award was given to Capt. Santos Garcia. The Executive Board also honored CMDR Tony Pittarelli for his service to the IAFF as an Executive Officer for over 11 years.
2017 IAFF Local 244 General Election Results
12/12/17 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
The IAFF Local 244 Executive Board would like to thank all candidates and voting members who participated in the General Election. Very special thanks to the Election Committee and volunteers that helped make this a successful election. Congratulations to the new Executive Officers! Please click PDF Below to view election results.
CHRISTMAS PARTY
12/06/17 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
Get your tickets for the IAFF Local 244 Christmas Party!  We will celebrate Chirstmas and honor our members for Firefighter of the Year (City & County) and Outstanding Leadership on Saturday December 16, 2017 at Hyatt Regency Downtown Albuquerque. Tickets are $25.00 per person and can be purchased at the union hall Monday through Thursday from 10:00am to 4:00pm.
Local 244 City Chapter Transition Team Update
12/06/17 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
The transition team is getting ready to finalize the Transition Team Report. Please be aware that the dealine to submit an email to transitionteam244@gmail.com is 12/7/17 at 0900. Thank you.
Local 244 City Chapter Transition Team Update
11/28/17 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
Brothers and Sisters, it's been an honor to sit with the rest of the team during our 2017 AFD/IAFF Transition Team meetings. Thank you to those that have taken the time to share your thoughts with us. We are still seeking input to help identify and organize our collective priorities before working with our new administration.
Happy Thanksgiving
11/23/17 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
IAFF Local 244 General Election
11/16/17 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
Trades for James Jonas
11/02/17 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
Brothers and Sisters of IAFF 244, We continue to organize trades for James Jonas during the upcoming weeks. This is available for ALL officers (both paramedic and suppression). If you would like to participate, please do the following TWO steps: 1. Click on the Google doc link below and sign up for a date. 2. Then, enter the TTW into Telestaff to make it official. https://docs.google.
IAFF Local 244 Christmas Party
10/26/17 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
The Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters Christmas Party will be held on Saturday December 16, 2017 at Hyatt Regency Albuquerque. Tickets are $25.00 per person and can be purchased at the union hall Monday through Thursday from 10am to 4pm. Please ensure you book your hotel room on or before 12/11/17. For more information call Kelly @ 505-288-2313.
IAFF Local 244 General Election
10/26/17 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
The IAFF Local 244 General Election will be held on December 12, 2017 from 7am-7pm Nominations for the 2017 General Election officially opened at the General Membership Meeting on September 14, 2017 and will close at the General Membership Meeting on November 9, 2017. In accordance with the Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters IAFF Local 244 Bylaws: Article X, Officer Elections, Section 4.
Jonas Family
10/18/17 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
It is with deep regret that we announce the passing of James McLaren Jonas, the son of Lieutenant James Jonas (Rescue 6C). The Jonas family is strengthened by the overwhelming support of prayers, thoughts, and donations from our Fire Family.
IAFF Transition Team
10/16/17 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
Attention City Chapter Members:  As we head into the Albuquerque municipal runoff election it is important that we identify and organize our collective properties before working with a new administration. We are currently accepting letters of interest for members who are willing to serve on the IAFF Transition Team.
Las Vegas Shooting – IAFF Response
10/03/17 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
The IAFF is reporting 12 fire fighters shot in the Las Vegas mass shooting: Desert Springs, AZ Local 4543? – ?1 Encinitas, CA – 1 (non-IAFF member).
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