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Vincent A. Variale

President

 

*Next GM Meeting*

Wednesday Nov. 12, 2014

7PM @ The Union Hall

4709 30th Street

Suite 300

Long Island City, NY 11101

 

 

Click on Links Below

If you need to contact a Union Representative call
1-800-289-7161


 UEMSO Member Update:

 

 

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National EMS Memorial Foundation Video

 

Click on link below to donate to

The National EMS Memorial Foundation

 

 

 

 

The Honor Emergency Fund

&

Family Assistance Unit

These organizations have assisted and provided support for all members in the most difficult of times.

 It is important we maintain support for these organizations.
Our Local has donated to them and we encourage everyone to also donate and support these organizations that exist solely to assist all FDNY members, active or retired, in their time of need.

 

Honor Emergency Fund    Family Assistance Unit
9 Metrotech Center             9 Metrotech Center     
Room 5E                      Room 8S-11
Bklyn., NY 11201-5431              Bklyn., NY 11201- 3857

 

 

 

 

 

Congratulations!

Lieutenant Christine Bastedenbeck

retired after 27 years of service!


Captain Ronald Kochie

retired after 25 years of service!


Captain John O'Loughlin

retired after 28 years of service!

 

Lieutenant Michael Carboni

retired after 28 years of service!

 

Lieutenant Robert Haggerty

retired after 30 years of service!

 

Lieutenant Michael Montalvo

retired after 25 years of service!

 

Captain George Cundari

retired after 25 years of service!

 

Lieutenant Paige Humphries

retired after 38 years of service!

 

Lieutenant Stephanie Herbert

retired after 27 years of service!

 

Captain William Olsen

retired after 30 years of service!

 

Lieutenant Cedric Cannon

retired after 28 years of service!

 

Captain Vincent Hanlon

retired after 25 years of service!

 

Lieutenant Patrick Walker

retired after 25 years of service!

 

Lieutenant Vincent Santoiemma

retired after 31 years of service!

 

Lieutenant Kevin Hooghuis

retired after 30 years of service!

 

Lieutenant Michelle Robbins

retired after 25 years of service!

 

Lieutenant Carol Benjamin

retired after 25 years of service!

 

Lieutenant Mary Dandridge

retired after 27 years of service!

 

Captain Andrienne Knight

retired after 25 years of service!

 

Lieutenant Kimberly Weaver

retired after 27 years of service!

 

Lieutenant Barry Shapiro

retired after 31 years of service!

 

Lieutenant Thomas Finn

retired after 27 years of service!

 

Captain Howard Hahn

retired after 27 years of service!

 

Lieutenant Anthony Curtola

retired after 25 years of service!

 

Captain Robert Weihs

retired after 25 years of service!

 

Lieutenant Bonnie Regan

retired after 25 years of service!

 

Captain Christopher Eccleston

retired after 25 years of service!

 

Lieutenant Michael Talletti

retired after 25 years of service!

 

Lieutenant Susan James

retired after 32 years of service!

 

Lieutenant Dave Gill

retired after 26 years of service!

 

Lieutenant Bryan O' Malley

retired after 33 years of service!

 

Lieutenant Thomas Rosa

retired after 25 years of service!

 

Lieutenant Sargent McBride

retired after 29 years of service!

 

Captain Peter Sennert

retired after 26 years of service!

 

Lieutenant Edward Platt

retired after 25 years of service!

 

Lieutenant Mikki Johnson

retired after 32 years of service!

 

Lieutenant James Bayreuther

retired after 26 years of service!

 

Lieutenant Craig Wing

retired after 28 years of service!

 

Lieutenant Steven Pollackov

retired after 26 years of service!

 

Captain Louis Cook

retired after 28 years of service!

 

Lieutenant Edward Meyer

retired after 27 years of service!

 

Lieutenant Peter Jacobowski

retired after 25 years of service!

 

Lieutenant Peter Morando

retired after 30 years of service!

 

Lieutenant Steven Johnson

retired after 26 years of service!

 

Lieutenant William Sylvestry

retired after 25 years of service!

 

Lieutenant Michael Sheridan

retired after 30 years of service!

 

Captain John DeSantis

retired after 26 years of service!

 

Lieutenant Anthony Curtola

retired after 25 years of service!

 

Lieutenant Karen Grohl

retired after 25 years of service!

 

Captain Martin Miller

retired after 27 years of service!

 

Captain Phillip Weiss

retired after 26 years of service!

 

Lieutenant James Fallar

retired after 25 years of service!

 

Lieutenant Ronald Mainer

retired after 26 years of service!

 

We wish our Brothers and Sisters the very best as they join the ranks of our retired EMS family.

 

 

 

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UPDATED 09/18/14

Click on Topics Below for Featured

News and Union Information

WTC 12 Registration Form

9/11 Museum Nixes Exhibit Features That Dispute Link Between Ground Zero Dust and Cancer

N.Y. Politicians Will Push to Extend 9/11 Care Act

City Council Budget to increase
EMS Officer staffing. See pages 32 & 33.

City Council Fire & EMS Budget Hearing 06/02/2014

City Council Unified Call Taker hearing 05/30/2014

We Remember Paramedic Richard McAllan

Green lights for ambulances

Supreme Court Rules Against Cuts in Retiree Health Benefits

City reaches deal with District Council 37

Fire Commish New Right Hand Man is a Woman -
First in FDNY history

City Council Woman Elizabeth Crowley tells the public the truth
"FDNY lied".

New Fire Commissioner Daniel Nigro Sworn in by Mayor

New Fire Commissioner Bridges Old and New Departments

Mayor de Blasio Oppose Boost in NYPD Pension

Don’t Expunge Reprimand of EMS Lieut. for Race Rap

Street Renamed for FDNY EMS Lt. David Restuccio

Rookie NYPD Cop Recovering From Gunshot Wounds

EMS [FDNY] respond to shot NYPD officer

Abuse of powers by FDNY

From Party-Planning To Life-Saving for 2 EMTs

FDNY Abuse of Power

New York City Council Hearing Regarding EMS issues 02/27/14

Saving Lives and Christmas

National EMS Memorial Foundation

FDNY Saves Boy in Cardiac Arrest

World Trade Center Registry Reopened with
New Protections for Workers

FDNY Breaks Ground on New EMS Station 50

Health Insurance Dependent Audit

WTC Victim Compensation Fund

EMS Unions Endorse Thompson for Mayor

View the City Council Hearing on the 911 Emergency Call System

City Finalizing Plan For Changes To 911 System

Women speak out about FDNY after settling $1M lawsuit against city

Hero EMT dispatcher helps pinpoint stroke victim in EIGHT- HOUR phone call

EMT Hernandez, who disarmed a crazed gunman, is no stranger to heroics

View the NYC Joint Oversight Committee City Council Hearing Hurricane Sandy 2012

Testimony of Vincent Variale NYC Joint Oversight Committee City Council Hearing Hurricane Sandy 2012

EMS Unions: Worked ‘Sandy’ Shorthanded To Save on Overtime

Paramedics, EMTs Charge EMS Head With Reckless Decision
Making During Sandy

City Council Investigates Charges That EMS Workers Were In Unnecessary Danger During Sandy

The two unions representing EMTs/paramedics and EMS officers voted “no confidence” in Chief Nahmod and called for him to resign

Retired FDNY EMS Lt. Killed in Staten Island crash

Retired FDNY EMS Lieutenant dies in MVA while working for
Staten Island ambulance

FDNY EMS Members Save Three People in Submerged Car

FDNY paramedic dies in fall off 14,000-foot summit in Colorado 

AFSCME Union Elects a New President

EMS Unions on Uniformed Bandwagon for Crowley

Elizabeth Crowley Picks Up Endorsement from EMS Unions

Bronx woman thanks EMS workers, firefighters and nurses who gave her new lease on life

Brooklyn mom dies as son punches EMT during 911 response

City is a Work force

Ray Kelly Not Running for Mayor

Taxpayer Dollars Should Support Decent Wages

Spring Rite: NYC Budget Dance

George Carlin; What Every American Needs to See

Variale Wins Second Term Unopposed As EMS Officer's Head

At City Hall, a Matter of Transparency

Cuomo Acts to Advance Health Law in New York

IT Commissioner Leaving Bloomberg Administration

Emergency system spewing bogus information

Cuomo's Tier 6 Hustle: Short Ration for Heroes

Tier 6: Doubles Military Vets’ Pension Buy-Back-Bill - Also Keeps New Cops, Firefighters Below EMS On Disability Rights

The Port Authority is eliminating bonuses for non-union employees

Queens hospital crippled, near closing

Ex-Firefighter Hurt in 1989 Still Fights for Full Pension

Economic Anxieties Drive Some Older Workers

$132 billion state budget is a winner for New York City

Medical-panel-recommends-30 types of cancers-covered- in zadroga-9-11-health-care-act-

Mike puts ad $$ where mouth is

Gov. Cuomo may exempt NYPD and FDNY from pension reform plan

Union Workers Rally In Albany As Pension Reform Fight Continues

Grievance Win nets $2 million for EMS Captains

EMS Captains Win Grievance

Lt. Richard Erdey - 08/06/11

Public Hearing on EMS Civil Service Titles

Lt. Jeffrey Krulfeifer

Mayor Coy on Which Jobs Should Become Managerial

Ambulance Response Times 22 Seconds Slower Last Year

Ex-President Of EMS Officers Local 3621 Left Financial Mess

Mayor Seeking Union Pension and Seniority Concessions

WTC Medical Monitoring & Treatment Program 01/05/11

Hero FDNY EMS responder Lt. Paul Yunek,

News and testimony of the City Council 2010 Blizzard Hearings

Obama Signs Bill to Help 9/11 Workers

WTC Medical Monitoring & Treatment Program 12/01/10

Donate to Organizations that support FDNY EMS

2010 Thomas Cook Toy Drive FDNY EMS

Annual Leave Deduction

WTC Medical Monitoring and Treatment Program- 10/06/10

10-13 Capt. Peter Sennert

WTC Medical Monitoring and Treatment Program- 09/01/10

African American Day Parade 2010

NYC's Best EMS Lt. Luis Corrales Saves Man from Train

WTC Medical Monitoring and Treatment Program- 08/04/10

WTC Medical Monitoring and Treatment Program- 07/07/10

WTC Medical Monitoring and Treatment Program 06/02/10

FDNY Medal Day 2010

WTC Medical Monitoring & Treatment Program 03/03/10

A Hospital in Harlem Is Studying Its Future

San Francisco Chronicle - 15,000 S.F. workers given layoff notices

Gadgets in Emergency Vehicles Seen as Driving Peril

01/11/10 - Payment of Overtime Command Order 2010-012

12/03/09 - Positive Pay Command order 2009-227

11/30/09 - WTC Medical Monitoring & Treatment Steering Committee Minutes

11/27/09 - Lieutenant's Exam Prep Classes for Exam # 0521

EMS cuts, how do they negatively impact on emergency services provided for the public

MEMBER ALERT 04/18/09-Letter to Membership regarding current restructuring proposal to city

MEMBER ALERT 04/14/09-COMMAND DISCPLINE FOR DRILLS

MEMBER ALERT 04/13/09-UPDATE EMS COMMAND ORDER 2009-62

THE CHIEF LEADER 04/10/09- EDITORIAL "McAllan Will Be Missed "

THE CHIEF LEADER 04/10/09- McAllan Remembered As A Battler to The End
Former EMS Union Head

THE CHIEF LEADER 04/03/09- Mourn Richard McAllan, Former EMS Union Head Caustic Critic of City

MEMBER ALERT 03/27/09-ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE PASSING OF RICHARD MC ALLEN

MEMBER ALERT 03/25/09-RETIREMENT PARTY LT. ROBERT TRIGILI

MEMBER ALERT 03/18/09-FUNERAL ANNOUNCEMENT-KATHY LAVORE

MEMBER ALERT 03/18/09-STOP THE BUDGET CUTS!

INSIDE THE FDNY 03/12/09- EMS Lieutenant on the Scene of Baby Delivery in Cab

PUBLIC EMPLOYEE PRESS 03/2009- Speed and quality patient care earn award for Harlem EMS unit

PUBLIC EMPLOYEE PRESS 03/2009-Flight 1549, Rescue with a Union Label

EPOCH TIMES 02/25/09-Unions say City's outside contracts are too costly

MEMBER ALERT 02/25/09-PASSING OF RETIRED MEMBER LIEUT. JACK ANHALT

THE CHIEF LEADER 02/27/09- EMS Unions: Hospital Closings Will Affect Ambulance Responses

THE CHIEF LEADER 02/20/09- EMS Unions say Staff and Fire Unit cuts will hurt

PUBLIC EMPLOYEE PRESS 02/2009-EMS Santa's deliver holiday joy

THE CHIEF LEADER 02/13/09- Altered Schedules At EMS Are Pushed Back a Month Longer Hours, Fewer Days

THE STATEN ISLAND ADVANCE 01/27/09-Saniatation worker airlifted after feet crushed at landfill (features quote from EMS Officer)

MEMBER ALERT 01/15/09-Changes to Uniform Specs EMSC 101-12

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