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Meeting notices, contracts, and other resources are available on myUnion (https://my.locali60.org).
Union Election Information
Election information, including important announcements, results, and protest information can be found at locali60.org/elections
The Association’s meetings rotate between Phoenix, Casa Grande, and Tucson each month. All regular meetings are held from 09:30 AM until 11:30 AM and are open only to members of the Association who are in good standing. Agendas for meetings are available below and can be found on myUnion (https://my.local60.org). To submit an agenda item, please email Secretary Kacy Stoneburg more than ten days prior to the scheduled meeting.
2019 Regular Membership Meetings
Meeting locations, agendas, and other meeting materials are available to members via the online portal at https://my.locali60.org
Tuesday, January 8th, 2019 (0930 – 1130)
Burton Barr Library – Meeting Room B
1551 N Central Ave, Phoenix, Arizona
Thursday, February 7th, 2019 (0930 – 1130)
Casa Grande, Arizona
Tuesday, March 5th, 2019 (0930 – 1130)
Thursday, April 2nd, 2019 (0930 – 1130)
Tuesday, May 10th, 2019 (0930 – 1130)
Casa Grande, Arizona
Monday, June 5th, 2019 (0930 – 1130)
Friday, July 2nd, 2019 (0930 – 1130)
Friday, August 2nd, 2019 (0930 – 1130)
Casa Grande, Arizona
Union’s Constitution & By-Laws
The United Emergency Medical Professionals of Arizona is governed by it’s Constitution and By-Laws and those of the International Association of Fire Fighters.
United Emergency Medical Professionals of Arizona
The current by-laws of the association can be downloaded by clicking here (PDF).
Members of the Local I-60 adopted revisions to the by-laws in November of 2017, with additional modifications at the request of the IAFF in June 2019. Pursuant to the IAFF’s Constitution and By-Laws, those adopted revisions were sent to the IAFF General President and Legal Department for approval. Approval was granted July 11th.
International Association of Fire Fighters
A copy of the IAFF’s Constitution and By-Laws can be found by visiting https://www.iaff.org and loging in with your membership information. If you need assistance,
please contact our Secretary-Treasurer.
Collective Bargaining Agreements
American Medical Response (R/M, SWA, Tri-City)
This agreement is entered into by and between SOUTHWEST AMBULANCE hereinafter referred to as the “EMPLOYER” OR “COMPANY” and the United Emergency Medical Professionals of Arizona, d/b/a LOCAL # I-60, INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF FIRE FIGHTERS, AFL-CIO, hereinafter referred to as the “UNION”.
The Employer and the Union recognize the need to provide efficient service to the public and to maintain the quality of service. Further, both parties agree to the need for establishing and maintaining a sound labor-management relationship and mutually agree to continue working toward this goal. Each side has been afforded the opportunity to put forth all its proposals and to bargain in good faith and both parties agree that this Agreement expresses the results of their negotiations.
The Company recognizes the United Emergency Medical Professionals of Arizona, d/b/a International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) Local I-60 as the sole bargaining agent of all full time and regular part-time EMTs, Paramedics and Registered Nurses, but excluding any on-call part-time employees, office clerical employees, guards, watchmen and supervisors.
This Agreement pertains only to recognized employees of the Company’s Southwest EMS Group’s Maricopa County, Pinal County, Pima County and Graham County non-fire integrated ambulance operations who are included in the bargaining unit to which this Agreement applies.
Maricopa Ambulance, Priority Ambulance
A collective bargaining agreement is currently being negotiated, with only a few economic provisions remaining (e.g. hourly wages, wage increases, differential pay, etc.).
Retirement & Pension Funds
The resources below are meant as informational to assist current and past members who may have had retirement funding (e.g. 401k, pension, etc) from a represented employer. All questions should be directed to the appropriate plan sponsor or plan administrator.
Rural/Metro Retirement Savings Plan (Fidelity 401k)
Envision Healthcare / American Medical Response (401k)
The American Medical Response 401(k) is managed by Charles Schwab, and contribution matches are based on the following schedule:
- 10+ years of service: 7% match (dollar for dollar)
- 5+ years of service: 6% match (dollar for dollar)
- Under 5 years of service: 5% match (dollar for dollar)
- Hired on/after March 1st, 2016: 6% match ($0.50 per dollar)
Southwest Ambulance Pension Plan
Membership in the United Emergency Medical Professionals of Arizona and the Local I-60 of the International Association of Fire Fighters is available to any EMS professional (Emergency Medica Technician, Paramedic, Registered Nurse, or Dispatcher) who is working in a bargaining unit represented by our organization at the time of application.
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