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    Default Part-time or POC union

    I know that the IAFF will not represent anyone other than full-time firefighters. I've heard of some paid on call or part-time departments that are represented by the Teamsters or the UAW but I couldn't find any info about this on their websites.

    Are there any POC or part time firefighters on here who are unionized? How has it changed things at your department for better and/or for worse?

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    we are a POC department that is unionized by the IBEW. Is there a need for it, in my own mind no, but i doest give the members some feeling of security and could be good to have in place if we ever go to a full time status. In terms of better or worse I say it hasnt made it either way.
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    Question Did I miss a memo?

    Maybe I am stupid, but how can a fire department be unionized by IBEW (International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers), or UAW (United Auto Workers). If you work at a electrical plant or auto plant and have secondary emergency positions, you are still union electrical or auto workers, not union firefighters, right? I am not trying to start an arguement, but it seems odd.
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    I dont know ...........and ya the whole thing is silly ..
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    Just like us as Dispatchers....... we are in the UAW........ used to be in a Maritime union........

    Or a couple local hospitals got unions in there....... all UAW employees, I believe......

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    Local 4501 of the CWA, the Communications Workers of America, represents pretty the entire support staff (janitor, building, etc...) at the Ohio State University here; thats about 20,000 persons. I think it has something to do with how each union wants to behave, because CWA also represents an outlying 911 center, but other fire alarm offices have IAFF representation....Have you looked at AFSCME? (www.afscme.org)
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    Originally posted by TillerMan25
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