Every day essential workers are working to keep the world running through the COVID-19 pandemic. Whether it's a bus driver, mail carrier, grocery store worker or a first responder, their risk of exposure is high. President of the Franklin County Board of Commissioners John O'Grady held a virtual com...
Local 67 President Steven Stein is taking part in a conversation with Franklin County Commissioner John O’Grady, Mark Fluharty and Dorsey Hager regarding the labor challenges faced by our Union brothers & sisters working on the frontlines. ... See MoreSee Less
Columbus Firefighters have been blown away by the support from the community over the past several weeks. Today, our Columbus Firefighters Foundation made a $5000 donation to the Mid-Ohio Food Collective which will be matched for a total impact of $10,000 to fight hunger in Central Ohio.
Local 67 President Steven Stein wrote an article discussing the need for more robust, consistent and predictable federal funding for fire departments and law enforcement agencies across the United States. ... See MoreSee Less
I've emailed all of my state and federal lawmakers twice so far, asking them to develop and/or support legislation to provide funding to local governments in order to avoid budget shortfalls. I encourage everyone to do the same.
We are “essential” during a crisis, and expendable after it is over!
OVER ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF SERVICE
Columbus Fire Fighters Union IAFF Local 67 is the largest IAFF affiliate in the State of Ohio. Local 67 represents more than 1,550 uniformed men and women who bravely serve and sacrifice for the citizens we protect day in and day out. As the City of Columbus has grown, so too has the call volume and dependency on Columbus’s Bravest. Columbus Fire Fighters are and have been national leaders in firefighting, EMS, technical rescue, HAZMAT and Urban Search and Rescue Operations.
Your Columbus Fire Fighters are protecting everyone who lives, works and travels through Columbus 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. The mission of Local 67 is to protect our firefighters, and unequivocally fight for their health and safety. Local 67 achieves this mission through productive labor / management initiatives, effective lobbying efforts at all levels of government and top tier negotiating practices.