IAFF Field Services
IAFF Field representatives provide
on-site technical assistance to local affiliates. This
assistance includes collective bargaining, first contracts,
mediation, paralegal support and expert testimony during
Specific duties include the following:
- Advise or represent locals in
contract negotiations, arbitration, or presentation
before local governmental leaders.
- Prepare briefs for arbitration.
- Work in cooperation with IAFF
district vice presidents to organize new IAFF
- Work in cooperation with district
vice presidents to build existing locals.
- Work in conjunction with the
Department of Education and Training to
deliver educational seminars on local union
administration, grievances or contract negotiations.
How to Request
Direct requests for a field
representative to your appropriate district vice president.
Include the reason for on-site assistance and the estimated
time required to complete the assistance.
We have additional information specifically for
District Field Service Representatives and
IAFF Service Representatives. The documents
we have included are activity reports, vouchers, and for the DFSRs a document
library to help them in the field.