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Special Meeting to approve the MOU between IAFF Local 244 and Bernalillo County reference 48/96 Schedule
03/21/17 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
A Special Meeting is scheduled at the Union Hall for March 29, 2017 in accordance with Article V, Section 6 of the IAFF Local 244 Constitution & By-Laws. The purpose of this meeting is to approve the Memorandum of Understanding between the IAFF Local 244 and Bernalillo County pursuant to Article 41, Section 41.7 of the Collective Bargaining Agreement.
Brother Roger Garcia
03/21/17 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
It is with deep regret and sorrow to report the passing of Brother Fire Fighter Roger Garcia. Roger proudly served the Albuquerque Fire Department for 13 years and missed by his fire family. We are organizing all resources for his family to provide them as much comfort as possible during this difficult time. IAFF Brothers and Sisters are standing-watch over his body until the funeral services.
Proposed Constitution & Bylaws Amendments Vote has Passed!
03/09/17 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
Proposed Constitution & Bylaws Amendments Attention Members: The IAFF Local 244 Executive Board has called for a secret ballot vote to be held during the March General Membership meeting on March 9, 2017 beginning at 10:00a.m. to adopt proposed Bylaw Amendments. This vote is called pursuant to Article XIV Amendments, Section 1, Method of the IAFF Local 244 Constitution & Bylaws.
6th Annual 'Swing for Survivors' Golf Tournament
03/01/17 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
On Saturday, March 25th 2017, the Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters will host the 6th Annual ‘Swing for Survivors’ Golf Tournament to Benefit the IAFF Local 244 Firefighters Survivors Fund (FSF). The FSF provides financial assistance to firefighters, spouses and children of firefighters stricken with life threatening medical conditions.
Approval of Budget
02/03/17 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
Attention IAFF Local 244 members: General Treasurer John Roumpf has completed the 2017 Budget which will be presented for approval by the membership at the General Meeting on February 9, 2017 at 7:00pm. Treasurer Roumpf and the Trustees will be available one hour before the General Meeting (6:00pm) for members who wish to have a preliminary review of the 2017 of the budget.
IAFF 10th District Partnership Education Program
01/29/17 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
Registration is now open for the 10th District Partnership Education Program (PEP) event, scheduled for April 10-11, 2017, at the Sheraton Grand Phoenix in Phoenix, Arizona.
10th District PEP Training
01/29/17 - New Mexico Professional Fire Fighters Association
Registration is now open for the 10th District Partnership Education Program (PEP) event, scheduled for April 10-11, 2017, at the Sheraton Grand Phoenix in Phoenix, Arizona.
Executive Board Vacancies for City 1st Steward & County 4th Steward
01/12/17 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
The IAFF Local 244 Executive Board is accepting letters of interest for City Chapter First Steward and County Chapter Fourth Steward for the next 14 calendar days. The Executive Board will appoint members to serve in these positions on February 2, 2017 until the next General Election in accordance with the IAFF Local 244 Constitution & Bylaws, Article VI, Section 5.
IAFF Charity Poker Tournament
01/11/17 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
Benevolent Fund and TV Fund Deductions
01/09/17 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
Attention Members: Be advised, deductions for Benevolent and TV Fund will be deducted in this month (January 2017) 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 2017.
Cadillac Tax Repeal Bill Introduced: One of First in New Congress
01/05/17 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
The 2017 fight to repeal the ill-conceived Cadillac Tax began this week when Representatives Joe Courtney (D-CT) and Mike Kelly (R-PA) introduced legislation, the Middle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act of 2017 (HR 173), that would eliminate the 40 percent tax on employer-provided health care.
Cadillac Tax Repeal Bill Introduced: One of First in New Congress
01/05/17 - New Mexico Professional Fire Fighters Association
     The 2017 fight to repeal the ill-conceived Cadillac Tax began this week when Representatives Joe Courtney (D-CT) and Mike Kelly (R-PA) introduced legislation, the Middle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act of 2017 (HR 173), that would eliminate the 40 percent tax on employer-provided health care.
Happy Holidays From the IAFF
12/24/16 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
As the year comes to a close, we send our entire IAFF family best wishes for a happy and safe holiday season. The holidays are a time to look back and count our blessings with family and friends and to look forward to all of the accomplishments this great union will achieve on the local, state, provincial and national level in the coming year.
Update-General Election
11/23/16 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
Dear Members, This letter is to inform you that IAFF Local 244 will not be holding its annual General Election for 2016, as all positions for this election have been elected through acclamation by the membership in accordance with the Constitution & Bylaws.   The nominations for the 2016 General Election opened in September and closed at the November General Membership meeting.
IAFF Veteran's Day and Remembrance Day Message
11/11/16 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
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IAFF Veteran's Day and Remembrance Day Message
11/11/16 - New Mexico Professional Fire Fighters Association
IAFF Local 244 Christmas Party
10/27/16 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
The Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters Christmas Party will be held on Friday December 16, 2016 at Hyatt Regency Albuquerque. Tickets are $25.00 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 12/16/16. For more information call Kelly @ 505-288-2313.
New NFPA 1710 Explainer Video
10/22/16 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
New NFPA 1710 Explainer Video For years, affiliates have battled politicians who make decisions on how many fire fighters a community has, based on budget figures developed by number crunchers. In most cases, this flawed approach leaves the community short of the number of fire fighters needed to successfully protect the residents and businesses they serve.
New NFPA 1710 Explainer Video
10/22/16 - New Mexico Professional Fire Fighters Association
For years, affiliates have battled politicians who make decisions on how many fire fighters a community has, based on budget figures developed by number crunchers. In most cases, this flawed approach leaves the community short of the number of fire fighters needed to successfully protect the residents and businesses they serve.
City Chapter Special Meeting to Review and Approve IAFF Proposal for ALS/BLS Redistribution
09/28/16 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
A Special Meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, October 5, 2016 at 7:00p.m. in accordance with Article V, Section 6 of the Constitution & By-Laws. The purpose of this meeting will be to discuss the IAFF Local 244 proposal to enhance AFD's EMS delivery to adapt to current call volume trends that will better serve the public.
Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial Honors 123 in Moving Ceremony
09/26/16 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
The names of 123 IAFF members who died in the line of duty and reported to the IAFF in the last year are now etched in granite, to be remembered forever by family, friends and fellow fire fighters in communities across North America.
Local 244 Kid’s Halloween Party!!
09/15/16 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
Local 244 Kid’s Halloween Party!! Costumes Welcome! The 2016 Children's Annual Party will be held on Sunday October 30, 2016 at Cliff’s Amusement Park starting promptly at 12:00pm. Please call/text Kelly @ 505-288-2313 before October 18, 2016 for your family's reservation, an RSVP is required. Members may arrive at 11:30a.m.
Remembering the 343 FDNY Fire Fighters on 15th Anniversary of 9/11
09/11/16 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
Message from General President Harold Schaitberger: “Fifteen years ago on September 11, 2001, on a beautiful and then horrific Tuesday morning on the south end of Manhattan, we were faced with a catastrophic moment in our country and our profession.
Remembering the 343 FDNY Fire Fighters on 15th Anniversary of 9/11
09/11/16 - New Mexico Professional Fire Fighters Association
Message from General President Harold Schaitberger: “Fifteen years ago on September 11, 2001, on a beautiful and then horrific Tuesday morning on the south end of Manhattan, we were faced with a catastrophic moment in our country and our profession.
County Chapter Appointments for Safety Committee and Staffing Committee (48/96).
09/07/16 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
Attention County Chapter Members,  The IAFF Local 244 Executive Board is currently accepting letters of interest to serve on both the County Safety Committee and the County Staffing Committee (48/96). *Please review CBA Article 33, Section 33.2.1 for Safety Committee info & Article 41, Section  41.7 for Staffing Committee info of the CBA for Committee information.
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