Union Meeting President's Report

Thursday, January 11th, 2018
President's Report for Special Membership Meeting
Hilton New York - JFK Airport Hotel - Queens, NY

Special Business

  • UFA 2018 Parking Placards Available Today
    Delegates or alternates should pick up their Company's Parking Placards at today's meeting. Parking Placards are at your Borough Trustee table.
  • Security Benefit Fund (SBF) Help Table Today
    Members who require help regarding dental, prescription drugs, optical or any other benefits provided via the UFA SBF, should visit the SBF table today. SBF personnel are there to help you.

Today's Agenda

OLR Contract Update
The President will update the membership in regard to negotiations with the City.


Political Action
The UFA Executive Board would like to thank all our members that turned out at the various campaign sites on Election Day. UFA Vice President LeRoy McGinnis will update the membership concerning the results.


Political Update
NYC Council Speaker Elected: The UFA Executive Board congratulates Corey Johnson on his election as Speaker of NYC Council. Corey is a longtime supporter of NYC Firefighters and we look forward to working with him and the rest of the City Council. UFA President Gerard Fitzgerald was at the ceremony on January 3rd and will update the membership.

Governor Cuomo State of the State: On Wednesday, January 3rd, Governor Andrew Cuomo gave his State of the State address in Albany covering many topics including state income tax reduction, the upcoming state budget and other concerns of New Yorkers. UFA Vice President LeRoy McGinnis will update the membership.


5th Man Returned to the 10 5-Man Engines
The President will update the membership in regard to the process of restoring the 5th man.


    Fatal Fires
    There's been a rash of fatal fire across the city recently. Members have handled the situations with the utmost professionalism.


    New Radios
    The President will update members in regard to the new radio pilot program.


    Social Media
    The UFA asks members to refresh themselves with the Department Social Media Policy.


    Response Route Restrictions
    Please continue to send in any bad UCT & EMS tickets. Also let us know of any response route restrictions.


    M3 Technology
    Please continue to update and provide any missing information.


    Update Personal Information
    Please continue to update and provide any missing information.


    Fraternally,

    Gerard Fitzgerald
    UFA President