A few weeks ago it was announced that the MPFFU would partner with the National Child ID Program and the Detroit Lions to provide over 1 million ID kits to children across the great state of Michigan. We appreciate all of our locals looking to join us in this effort, but this call to action is limited to the first 30 locals that answer this call. Read More...
Come out to the Livonia Spree 66 at ford field and stop by The Livonia Firefighters Charity Pizza Tent for lunch and help us support our Charity's.
- Tues.6/21 4pm-11pm - Spree open.
- Wed.6/22 2pm-11pm - Spree open
- Thur.6/23 2pm-11pm - Spree open
- Fri.6/24 2pm-11pm - Spree open
- Sat.6/25 12pm-11pm - Spree open
- Sun. Read More...
When you are a firefighter, you have two families: your family at home and your family at the firehouse. You have a big commitment to both. Taking on the job of a firefighter means that your family at home will have to make sacrifices just as you do in order to gain the rewards of the job. Read More...
Cancer Presumption Update:
Your calls and emails made a difference. The House and Senate just passed the 2016/2017 Budget which includes 3 million dollars for our Cancer Presumption Fund!!! One last step.....the Governor's signature. We are so close to finally taking care of our members that are developing cancer from work place exposures.
State Representative Candidates Endorsed by the Michigan Professional Fire Fighters Union
Please review this list of endorsed candidates and share it with everyone you know. These candidates all completed our questionnaire and we believe they will support issues important to firefighters.
Understanding Michigans Tax System
This outline was prepared by the Citizens Research Council and is designed to be a ready reference to the 60 taxes levied by state and local government in Michigan. It contains information on each of the 38 state and 22 local taxes effective as of the publication date, including:
A description of each of the 60 state and local taxes and historical collections from major taxes.
SB 427 amends Good Samaritan Law to add licensed EMS providers
Previously, under the Good Samaritan Law (Public Act 17 of 1963) in the State of Michigan, certain health professionals were not liable for civil damages as a result of acts or omissions in rendering care, except acts or omissions amounting to gross negligence or willful or wanton misconduct, when providing care without compensation under certain circumstances, primarily during emergencies. Specifically this law exempted liability to physicians, physician assistants, registered nurses and licensed practical nurses. Oddly absent were any level of EMS Licensure.