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May General Meeting POSTPONED to May 16 due to inclement weather, likely flooding

Due to the severe weather in tonight’s forecast and a flash flood watch taking effect this afternoon, we will be postponing the May 9th General Meeting to the following Thursday, May 16, from 7–9pm at the usual location, Gulf Coast ALF, 2506 Sutherland Street, out of concern for comrades’ safety. Please keep an eye on …

Houston DSA adopts resolution in support of Houston Firefighters’ struggle for pay equity and a fair contract

April 15, 2018 — Houston DSA announces its membership has adopted a resolution supporting the Houston Professional Fire Fighters Association (IAFF Local 341) in their ongoing struggle for pay equity, and denouncing Mayor Sylvester Turner’s threats to lay off hundreds of firefighters and cut emergency services to some of Houston’s most vulnerable communities. The resolution, …

Houston DSA Resolution #5: Supporting Pay Parity for Houston Firefighters and Opposing Layoffs and Cuts to Fire and EMS Service

WHEREAS Houston is now the largest city in the United States that does not provide such pay parity between police and firefighters; WHEREAS as a result of Mayor Lee Brown ending the City of Houston’s policy of pay parity for firefighters and police officers in 2001, Houston’s firefighters now earn considerably less than their counterparts …