As a union leader, we work every day to improve wages, benefits, safety and health and job security for our members. The men and women of this International have long struggled to raise the quality of life for their brothers and sisters, and IAFF members proudly wear and display merchandise bearing the IAFF logo to show their pride in belonging to this union.
But too often, our logo is used on substandard merchandise, made overseas, by non-union labor.
We are union leaders, we have an obligation to support our union brothers and sisters across North America, and our logo should only be re-produced on the highest-quality, union-made merchandise.
That's why the IAFF licenses our logo to Financial Innovations and its network of union companies in the United States and Canada to produce goods for IAFF Affiliate's. And I encourage you to use Financial Innovations for the production of your local merchandise, as well.
- Harold Schaitberger, General President