South Placer Firefighters - Local 3809

Our Purpose

Strength through united action, guided by intelligence is the hallmark of trade union organization. Believing such unity is essential for the mutual protection and advancement of the interests and general welfare of the firefighters within our local jurisdiction, we have formed Local 3809 of the International Association of Fire Fighters, which shall have the following objectives:

• To organize all firefighters and emergency medical or rescue workers;

• To secure just compensation for their services, and equitable settlement for their grievances;

• To promote the establishment of just and reasonable working conditions;

• To promote as safe and healthy working environment as is possible through modern technology;

• To place the members of the Local on a higher plane of skill and efficiency;

• To promote harmonious relations between the fire fighters and our employers;

• To encourage and stimulate our members to take an active interest in the civil affairs of their country and community.

• To affiliate with other Union fire fighter organizations for the common good and protection of all;

• To promote the research and treatment of burns and other health problems common to fire fighters and emergency medical and rescue workers;

• To cultivate friendship and fellowship among our members;

• To provide laws for the government of this Local Union, we adopt this Constitution and By-Laws which shall govern the officers, subordinate bodies, and members of this Local Union in the exercise of their rights and discharge of their duties and obligations in accordance with the high standards of responsibility and conduct herein set forth.