SFFF Local 798
  • San Francisco Fire Fighters Local 798
    What We Do
    Local 798 has been fighting for working class families for more than 70 years. We stand up for our members in the legislative, political, and social landscapes.
    Who We Are
    Local 798 is the labor organization of the proud men and women that serve as Firefighters and emergency medical responders protecting San Francisco. 
    Who We Represent
    The members of the San Francisco Fire Department rely on Local 798 to focus on the wellbeing and safety of those that protect the lives of others.

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    Rally & March to Support Striking Hospitality Workers Saturday

    On October 4, nearly 2,500 workers walked off the job at seven Marriott hotels. Their strike has continued night and day since then as they fight to change the direction of service sector jobs in San Francisco. On Saturday, December 1st the Bay Area Labor Movement is coming out to support these workers.

    Jalal Aineb

    Jalal, a beloved member of the San Francisco Fire Department and Local 798, and his family need your assistance, generosity and positive thoughts.  His story is one that is uniquely American with a definite Bay Area flavor.  Jalal immigrated to the USA in 1989 and spent his first years teaching martial arts to children while attending San Francisco State University.

    Winter Weather is Upon Us, Gear Up with Union Made Tires

    Union Tire Buying Guide The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has made it very easy to find union-made tires by requiring that each tire carry a code that shows the company and the location of the plant that manufactured the tire. DOT requires that each tire sold in the United States carry a code that looks something like this: DOT BE XX XXX XXX.

    Flood Congress with Calls! It's About Our Jobs!

    Brothers & Sisters, On Friday, the U.S. Department of Transportation wrongly approved a foreign air carrier permit for Norwegian Air International (NAI). The decision sets aside the labor protections that were central to the U.S.-EU Open Skies Agreement. We know. We were there.

    SFFF FLAME Athletics

    FLAME, stands for Fire League And Musical Event and was founded over 42 years ago, to provide sports and musical events to the youth of San Francisco. This program, like Toys For Tots belongs to the firefighters past and present of the SFFD.
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    A Spark That Lit a Huge Fire in the Hearts of Local 798 SF Firefighters

    Over 50 years ago, the San Francisco Firefighters Toy Program started when a few local firefighters wanted to help some families that lost their homes and all of their possessions when a fire destroyed everything that they owned. These firefighters were inspired to help – so they decided to fix up a few bikes and delivered them on Christmas Eve to the homes of the children. This is when the SF Firefighters Toy Program was born.

    IAFF 53rd Convention Concludes With Executive Board Elections

    On the final day of the IAFF 53rd Convention, delegates cast ballots in three contested elections. In the race for 1st District Vice President, Uniformed Firefighters Association of New York Local 94 Vice President JamesSlevin defeated incumbent William Romaka by a vote of 13,419 to 1,609.

    San Francisco Firehouse 7 Receives Top Unit Citation Award

    The crews from San Francisco Fire Department (SFFD) Firehouse 7 have been awarded the top 2015 Firehouse Magazine Unit Citation. The Unit Citation Awards—ranked for the first time this year—are part of Firehouse’s larger awards program, the Valor & Community Service Awards.

    San Francisco Firefighters Cancer Prevention Foundation - Firefighter Health

    “You have cancer”—three mind-numbing words that now seem to resonate throughout the entire firefighting profession. On Jan. 6, 2001, I was out on a long morning run. With about one mile left, I had to stop and walk. This had never happened to me before. I was exhausted. I got back to the gym, went to the john and pissed blood.

    Labor Dispute Threatens Tech Shuttle Firm’s S.F. Permits

    Bauer’s Intelligent Transportation, which operates buses for Zynga, Cisco and Electronic Arts, once again finds labor tensions threatening its business — two months ago the Super Bowl 50 Host Committee rejected its bid to transport workers and fans because of the threat of Teamster picketing.



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    Upcoming Events
    The Art of Fire Gala
    Mar 23, 2019
    Blood Drive
    Apr 09, 2019
    Monthly Membership Meeting
    Apr 11, 2019
    The New Toy Program Building, 325 Newhall Street, San Francisco, CA, 94124
    Monthly Membership Meeting
    May 09, 2019
    The New Toy Program Building, 325 Newhall Street, San Francisco, CA, 94124
    2nd Annual Terry Smerdel MemorialShootout
    Jun 08, 2019
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    Updated: Mar. 22 (05:10)

    Important Updates and New Voting Initiative
    International Association of Firefighters
    City Chapter MOU for ‘Paramedic EMT-I Compensation for required off duty training’ to be presented for membership approval at Special Meeting 3/28/19 at 1:00p.m.
    Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
    Rockland Firefighters Golf Tournament
    Rockland Fire Fighters
    Fire Marshal Promotion
    IAFF Local 801
    DFM Promotion
    IAFF Local 801
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