International Association of Fire Fighters District 16
The IAFF Center of Excellence for Behavioral Health Treatment and Recovery is a one-of-a-kind addiction treatment facility specializing in PTSD for IAFF members – and IAFF members only – who are struggling with addiction, PTSD other related behavioral health challenges to receive the help they need in taking the first steps toward recovery. It is a safe haven for members to talk with other members who have faced or overcome similar challenges.
NDAA – National Defense Authorization Act – The National Defense Authorization Act is the name for each of a series of United States federal laws specifying the annual budget and expenditures of the U.S. Department of Defense.
The Statute – Title 5 USC Chapter 71 of the Federal Service Labor-Management Relations Statute
Weingarten Rights – An exclusive representative of an appropriate unit in an agency shall be given the opportunity to be represented at any formal discussion between one or more representatives of the agency and one or more employees in the unit or their representatives concerning any grievance or any personnel policy or practices or other general condition of employment; or any examination of an employee in the unit by a representative of the agency in connection with an investigation if the employee reasonably believes that the examination may result in disciplinary action against the employee; and the employee requests representation.
Garrity Rights – Garrity Rights apply to the right of a public employee not to be compelled to incriminate themselves by their employer.
Loudermill Rights – require due process before a public employee can be dismissed from their job.