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Mar 22, 2019
CPF President Praises Gov. Newsom's Wildfire Emergency Announcement

With California’s back-to-back unprecedented wildfire years, Governor Gavin Newsom declared a state wildfire emergency to address the urgency of protecting our most vulnerable communities.

Our Legislation

Jan 21, 2020
Historic Wins for Firefighter Health

The 2019 Legislative Session produced important wins for firefighters, including a groundbreaking presumption law for post-traumatic stress injury and next-level confidentiality protection for firefighters and peer counselors. READ THE FULL STORY

Sep 9, 2019
Retiree Protection Act Secures Pension Promise From Unfair Take-Back

Retired firefighters on fixed incomes are being hit with unfair retroactive bills because of mistakes made by their employers. CPF-backed SB 266 ensures government employers can't take back benefits -- promised and paid for -- from retirees on fixed incomes. 

Mar 22, 2019
CPF President Praises Gov. Newsom's Wildfire Emergency Announcement

With California’s back-to-back unprecedented wildfire years, Governor Gavin Newsom declared a state wildfire emergency to address the urgency of protecting our most vulnerable communities.

Our Profession

Jan 22, 2020
CPF President's Message: A Time for Vigilance

From underhanded anti-firefighter bureaucrats to anti-retirement hard liners, California firefighters are confronted with a systematic effort to demean, discredit and weaken the fire service.READ THE MESSAGE FROM CPF PRESIDENT BRIAN RICE.

Our Local Affiliates

Oct 13, 2017
Firefighters on the Front Lines at North Bay Firestorm

It's the deadliest wildfire incident in California history. Dozens of souls lost, thousands displaced. Roughly 10,000 firefighters are on the front lines, defending lives and property even as some are seeing their own homes destroyed. Firefighter proud ... union strong.