President Obama says part-time firefighters can buy employee health insurance, but legislative action is still required for comprehensive reform. Click here for our info about 2013 Legislative efforts including our specific proposal.
First, study the Legislative Training Powerpoint. Next, have your Local appoint a Legislative Liason with duties as described in the powerpoint. Send the name and contact information for your Legislative Liason to the Chair of the Council Legislative Committee.
The Legislative Committee keeps the Executive Board, and Local Lodges as appropriate, appraised of proposed legislative actions that affect government employees. The Committee also works with Forest Service Council representatives at IAMAW Legislative Conference to ensure that the interests of the Forest Service bargaining unit employees are effectively compiled and communicated.
Please contact the Legislative Committee Chairperson if you have any comments or questions.
|Lisa Wolfe - Chair||509-738-7748 (w)|