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Capt. & Lt. Promotional List 2019

12/09/2019
Congrats to all

Attached is the Captain and Lieutenant Promotional Lists Combined as a single PDF


P.F.D. Dart League - 2020

12/05/2019
We need dart shooters.

Dart League 2020


Children's Christmas Party Cancelled

12/04/2019

The Family Association has decided to cancel the Children's Christmas Party on December 7th due to low ticket sales. If you have any questions call Lisa Hogan at 215-983-6009.


Looking for Visitors

12/03/2019

Retired Fire Fighter Fred Duncan is looking for visitors. Fred retired out of E11, Rescue 21 on 1/6/2007

 

Cathedral Village  - Room 105

600 E Cathedral Rd,

Philadelphia, PA 19128

 

You can give him a call on his cell phone at 512-866-6421.

 


Local 22 Platoon Christmas Parties!

12/02/2019

See Flyer Attached


New Gym For Members

11/29/2019
Southampton FIT has Signed to support out Health Plan Members

Southampton FIT is located at:

60 James Way

Southampton, PA 18966

Just minutes from County Line and Bustleton

Please see attached Flyer


Fire Captain and Lieutenant Oral Exams

11/19/2019
See below.

As per the Philadelphia Office of Human Relations there are 183 Firefighter candidates scheduled to take the Fire Lieutenant Oral exam and 79 Fire Lieutenants scheduled to take the Fire Captain Oral exam.


Widows Need Help

11/18/2019

Widows Need Help

We need six volunteers with Pick-up trucks of SUV’s to assist in picking up donated groceries and taking them to Cannstatters. They will be distributed to our widows at our annual Widows Luncheon on the following Monday.

When: Friday November 22, @ 10:00am (It should take just over an hour)

Where: ShopRite at 9900 Morrell Ave.

If you can assist, call Tommy Kane 215-917-7236

Thanks,

tk


Job Opportunity

11/07/2019
Job Opportunity for Retirees!
Opportunity for retirees driving, delivering prescriptions for Friendship Pharmacy in Mayfair. Driving to one of 2 locations from 5PM to 8:00-8:30 PM.  Nursing Homes Located in Media and/or Doylestown. Must be cell phone savvy as there be will an app provided. Their vehicle and gas $ provided by pharmacy.   Looking for Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Must be courteous to staff and patients. All inquiries please call Joe Breen at 215 205 8848.

CALENDAR PICTURES!

11/07/2019
LOCAL 22 CALENDAR PICTURES AND/OR DATES

LAST CALL FOR LOCAL 22 CALENDAR PICTURES AND/OR DATES. Please send anything you have to gmarshall@iaff22.org


Widows Fund Donation

11/06/2019
Widows Fund Donation and Volunteers for Widows Luncheon

WIDOW’S HOLIDAY FUND

Dear Members:

This is the 32nd year we are calling our active members to contribute to our annual Widow’s Holiday Fund. Because of your generosity, we are able to:

·         Distribute a $150 check to all Widows

 

·         Host a Thanksgiving Luncheon and

 

·         Deliver a Thanksgiving Food Basket to local widows.

 

Some widows receive a Pension below the poverty level, so your contribution means a great deal. Please read a small sampling of “Thank You” letters we received just last year.  It warms your heart to know that you made a difference and are appreciated abundantly for your generosity.

Once again, we are asking each member to contribute $20 in order to continue this tradition for our gracious and grateful survivors.

I am asking the Steward or designated member to take the collection in your station. Please bring your returns to Local 22 no later than November’s union meetings on November 5th and November 7th.

These deserving women are members of our extended firefighting family and this gift signifies that they are not forgotten.

This is the season for giving, so let us be generous to our own.

Sincerely,

 

Michael Bresnan

President, Local 22

 

 

 

 

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

THANKSGIVING WIDOWS LUNCHEON

NOVEMBER 25, 2019

 

 

 

Hello:

 

It’s that time of year, when we reach out to our members requesting help with the Thanksgiving Widows’ Luncheon. Once again it will be held at Cannstatter’s, 9130 Academy Rd. Philadelphia, Pa. 19114.

 

We will need volunteers for the following:

 

  • Assembling food baskets on Monday Morning 7 AM and
  • Chauffer’s to drive the widows to and from the luncheon

 

To Volunteer, please call Local 22 at 215-440-4400 and we will add you to the list. Joe Tracy will contact you as the date approaches.

 

We appreciate your help in the past and we look forward to seeing some new faces this year.

 

Thank you.

 

Sincerely,

 

 

 

Michael Bresnan

President, Local 22

 


Union Gram 19-07

10/29/2019
Union Gram 19-07
# 19-07
October 29, 2019
One Philly
7.1 During our most recent weekly update, the One Philly team reported that the following issues have been resolved and should be reflected in our next pay cycle:
• Hazmat Premium Pay will be accurate.
• Hazmat OT pay will be accurate.
• Hazmat Longevity pay will be accurate.
7.2 In essence, the 3% Haz Mat calculation has not been accurate, and that issue is resolved. The Philadelphia Wage Tax rate has been adjusted to reflect the lower rate that was effective July 1, 2019. A refund, although minimal, will be in your paycheck before year’s end.
7.3 In the near future, we expect a few additional major issues to be resolved:
• OT Location on Fire paystubs should be resolved in the next two pay cycles. This means that that all OT payments that are included in each paycheck will be listed on that paystub.
• Leave balances (sick, vacation, AL, Comp) will reflect accurately on your paystub for the first time since One Philly went live within the next two pay cycles. This is a huge issue that has impacted the majority of our members. We will blast out a message once we have confirmation that this issue has been resolved so members can reconcile their balances accordingly

Franklin Institute

10/16/2019
Franklin Institute Discount Tickets

Hello Local 22 Members:

 

I hope you are having a great October.  I wanted to send you an update with a new code that our Local can use on Franklin Institute tickets for the upcoming special exhibit.

 

On October 19, the museum will open a world premier exhibit that will be the first of its kind in Philadelphia.  Based on the internationally bestselling book series, The Worst Case Scenario: Survival Experience, the exhibit is an immersive, hands-on experience that challenges guests to think about how to survive in unbelievable (yet plausible!), situations.  Do you have what it takes to jump between cars on a moving train?  How about the ability to detect a lie?  The ability to survive in quicksand?  In this exhibit you’ll be faced with wildly ridiculous scenarios, you will experience them firsthand, and then you will learn about real people who have survived to tell their stories. 

 

As always, members of Local 22 can save up to 20% off oftickets.  Follow three easy steps.

 

  1. Go to www.fi.edu/affiliates
  2. Login or create an account
  3. Purchase tickets using your organization specific code: PFF22GRP
  4. Enjoy The Franklin Institute!

Sincerely,

 

Local 22

 


Missing Overtime

09/26/2019
One Philly Update - Missing Overtime

Through an internal audit of our most recent payroll processing (Thursday September 26), it was discovered that approximately 75 of our members were shorted overtime dollars that were to be paid to them today.  The bulk of these members were part of the most recent FEMA deployment.  Local 22 has been working closely with PFD payroll since last evening to address this issue and it was agreed today that these missing overtime payments would be processed as a special supplemental payroll immediately.  Members who were affected should expect a second deposit into their normal direct deposit account in the next few days.  As always, members are reminded to monitor their pay for accuracy.   


Assis. Pension Rep

09/16/2019
our Union, Local 22, is searching for an Assistant Pension/Retirement Representative to work in conjunction with the existing Pension Representative

Your Union, Local 22, is searching for an Assistant Pension/Retirement Representative to work in conjunction with the existing Pension Representative.  The ideal candidate should:

 

  • Have an aptitude and passion for working with numbers.
  • Possess very strong interpersonal and communication skills as you will be working regularly with our 4,000+ active and retired members and their spouses. 
  • Be comfortable and proficient speaking in front of crowds as you will be tasked with delivering presentations to incoming cadet classes as well as groups of active members. 
  • Be self-motivated in order to provide timely and accurate information to our members when necessary.

 

This position currently requires one day per week (Monday through Friday) with the possibility of expending to two days per week in the future.  Members who are interested should send a brief resume or letter stating their interest and relevant work history to BCoughlin@iaff22.org . We will be sure to announce this opening at our October union meetings and letters of interest will be accepted through the second union meeting in November to be sure all members in good standing have an opportunity to apply.  We have a very educated and motivated group of members and I look forward to tapping into some of that talent as we further our mission.  Feel free to reach out with any questions. 

 

Brian Coughlin

 


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