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Upon the conduct of each depends the fate of all.

- Alexander The Great

Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success.

- Henry Ford

There are no problems we cannot solve together, and very few that we can solve alone.

- Lyndon Baines Johnson

Union gives strength - Aesop

Labor union

lābər ˈyo͞onyən

an organized association of workers, often in a trade or profession, formed to protect and further their rights and interests.


The IAFF is the driving force behind nearly every advance in the fire and emergency services in the 21st century. With headquarters in Washington, DC, and Ottawa, Ontario, the IAFF represents more than 316,000 full-time professional fire fighters and paramedics in more than 3,400 affiliates. IAFF members protect more than 85 percent of the population in communities throughout the United States and Canada. The IAFF is also one of the most active lobbying organizations in Washington, DC. The IAFF Political Action Committee, FIREPAC, is among the top one-half of one percent of the nearly 6,000 federally registered PACs in the country.

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