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2024 MDA Bootcamp!
02/02/24 - PFFMaine
This is just another reminder that the deadline to register for 2024 Boot Camp is approaching quickly! If you have any questions or need additional details, please don't hesitate to reach out.  Registration Link: https://forms.office.com/r/2X7crCH8LU  As a reminder, the venue has changed slightly.
Understanding PTSD
01/18/24 - PFFMaine
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) manifests itself in a variety of ways. While most people associate the disorder with flashbacks and dramatic outbursts, PTSD also comes with a host of other symptoms that are easily missed. The disorder could impact nearly every aspect of a person’s life, from quality of sleep to daily mood.
Know Your Rights!
10/18/23 - PFFMaine
WEINGARTEN RIGHTS EMPLOYEE'S RIGHT TO UNION REPRESENTATION The right of employees to have union representation at investigatory interviews was announced by the U.S. Supreme Court in a 1975 case (NLRB vs. Weingarten, Inc. 420 U.S. 251, 88 LRRM 2689). These rights have become known as the Weingarten rights. Employees have Weingarten rights only during investigatory interviews.
Know Your Garrity Rights
10/18/23 - PFFMaine
GARRITY RIGHTS Garrity Rights protect public employees from being compelled to incriminate themselves during investigatory interviews conducted by their employers. This protection stems from the Fifth Amendment to the United States Constitution, which declares that the government cannot compel a person to be a witness against him/herself.
2020 Firefighter Ad
03/27/20 - IAFF Local 1476
FIREFIGHTER-EMT/PARAMEDIC SOUTH PORTLAND FIRE DEPARTMENT A progressive ISO Class One Fire Department on the Southern Maine Coast is looking for qualified, motivated, and career oriented individuals. Preference will be given for Paramedic applicants. The Department is responsible for Fire, EMS and Hazmat response.
2020 Firefighter Ad
03/27/20 - IAFF Local 1476
FIREFIGHTER-EMT/PARAMEDIC SOUTH PORTLAND FIRE DEPARTMENT A progressive ISO Class One Fire Department on the Southern Maine Coast is looking for qualified, motivated, and career oriented individuals. Preference will be given for Paramedic applicants. The Department is responsible for Fire, EMS and Hazmat response.
Fundraiser Event Postponed.
03/22/20 - Portland Professional Firefighters IAFF Local 740
The Fundraiser event scheduled for April 10, 2020 has been postponed due to COVID-19.
Boston Stair Climb 2020
02/03/20 - Portland Professional Firefighters IAFF Local 740
March 28, 2020 in Boston Our team is : Portland Firefighters Local 740 Contact Ralph Munroe for more info. All members are welcome to attend.
Behavioral Health Response Program
10/18/19 - PFFMaine
MDA Fundraiser
08/29/19 - Portland Professional Firefighters IAFF Local 740
September Workshop on Protecting Children
07/12/19 - Portland Professional Firefighters IAFF Local 740
PFFMaine's Behavioral Health Response Program
03/20/19 - PFFMaine
Sisters and Brothers, Firestrong is an independently operated online resource for members of the Fire Service and their families. The mission of Firestrong is to offer mental, emotional, and physical support to each member of the fire department and their families by providing educational tools, resources, crisis intervention assistance (crisis line) and peer support services. The Professional Fire Fighters of Maine has partnered with Firestrong and have incorporated their resources into the PFFMaine’s Behavioral Health Response Program.
Study: Exposure to flame retardant chemicals means firefighters face higher cancer risk than previously thought
03/20/19 - PFFMaine
Study: Exposure to flame retardant chemicals means firefighters face higher cancer risk than previously thought ELLSWORTH, Maine — New research by a Blue Hill scientist shows that during a fire, firefighters are exposed to dangerous levels of toxic, cancer-causing chemicals created when commercial flame retardants burn.
Fundraiser 2019 Event info
12/14/18 - Portland Professional Firefighters IAFF Local 740
Fundraiser 2019
12/14/18 - Portland Professional Firefighters IAFF Local 740
Red Cross - "Sound The Alarm"
07/06/18 - Portland Professional Firefighters IAFF Local 740
Makeup Game June 23
05/29/18 - Portland Professional Firefighters IAFF Local 740
Terry Walsh is retiring. Party details attached.
05/14/18 - Portland Professional Firefighters IAFF Local 740
Charity Poker Run
03/22/18 - Michael J. Crouse, National Coordinator
New England Patriots Vs. PHS Charity Game
03/14/18 - Portland Professional Firefighters IAFF Local 740
Portland Disaster Relief Fundraiser
12/11/17 - Portland Professional Firefighters IAFF Local 740
Shift Calendar 2018
12/01/17 - Portland Professional Firefighters IAFF Local 740
December 4th, Union Meeting
12/01/17 - Portland Professional Firefighters IAFF Local 740
union meeting 12/4/17
11/16/17 - Portland Professional Firefighters IAFF Local 740
Civil Service Ordiance
11/15/17 - Portland Professional Firefighters IAFF Local 740
Attached is the last draft of Civil Service Ordinance that was agreed upon.  These still need to be approved and adopted into law by City Council.
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