Uniformed Firefighters Association

Uniformed Firefighters Association, City Reach Agreement On 7-Year ContractThe contract still needs to be ratified by the union's 8,000 members.
Firefighters Union Sues City Council Speaker Over Disability BenefitsUniformed Firefighters Association President Stephen Cassidy is pushing for legislation that would boost disability pensions for firefighters hired after 2009.
Firefighters Union Blasts City Hall Over What It Says Is A Discriminatory Disability PolicyThe feelings were so intense, the passions so high that hundreds of firefighters showed up at City Hall on Monday to send a message to Mayor Bill de Blasio.
NYC Firefighters Union Pushes For Better Disability PensionsUnion leaders are calling on the city to increase disability payments for firefighters and police officers.
911 Dispatchers Mistook Deadly Metro-North Derailment For Fire, Records SayNew evidence revealed Thursday evening indicated that the problems with the New York City 911 system are worse than previously thought.
911 Recordings Reveal Confusion Among Dispatchers During Fire At S.I. Convent911 recordings released Wednesday show confusion and disorganization at a dispatch center being notified about a fire at a Staten Island convent.
Union Backs Veteran Female Firefighter, Claims FDNY Denied Promotion As RetaliationElizabeth Osgood's union said the FDNY abused its subpoena power to trace an anonymous critical comment in a newspaper last November back to her. But the FDNY says she wasn't promoted because she's under investigation.
Fire Union Head Says 911 Glitch Caused 2nd Bronx Home To Go Up In FlamesMore than 250 firefighters responded to the blaze that broke out early Wednesday morning at a home on Commonwealth Avenue in Parkchester.
Union Claims FDNY Is Underreporting Response Times To Close More Fire HousesThe firefighters union is accusing FDNY Commissioner Sal Cassano of deliberately underreporting the time it takes for fire trucks to arrive at an emergency.
Judge Orders NYC To Release Review Of City's 911 SystemNew York City must release a consultant's review of the city's 911 system and emergency response times that Mayor Michael Bloomberg's administration has been fighting to keep private, a civil court judge decided Monday.
Firefighters March Over Brooklyn Bridge To Protest Closure Of 20 NYC FirehousesNew York City firefighters hit the streets Friday, marching over the Brooklyn Bridge in protest.
Flatbush Fire Fallout: Saving Dollars Vs. Saving LivesThere was an ugly war of words Tuesday between Mayor Michael Bloomberg and the fire unions over the impact budget cuts had on fighting a deadly fire in Brooklyn.