Join us in Whitefish Montana during our 7th District caucus for a "Leadership Roundup". In this episode, IAFF 7th District Vice President Ricky Walsh and PR committee chair Reece Williams are joined by all four state association Presidents from the International Association of Fire Fighters 7th District to talk about the specific issues that Firefighters and Paramedics should expect to deal with in 2018.
Montana State Council of Professional Fire Fighters President Joel Fassbinder talks about the need for presumptive cancer converage for Montana Firefighters.
Washington State Council of Firefighters President Dennis Lawson talks about right to work implications for Washington's Firefighters and Paramedics.
Alaska Professional Fire Fighters Association President Tom Wescott talks about the impact of reliance on the oil market for Alaska Fire Departments, and the issues with Alaska's defined contribution system.
Professional Fire Fighters of Idaho President Tom Lovell talks about the success of Idaho's Fire Fighters in gaining presumptive cancer coverage for their members despite being in a right to work state, and how they have been successful in their Legislature.