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AFL-CIO Constituency Groups Stand with Native Americans to Stop the Dakota Access Pipeline

Council FIRE is pleased to report that all AFL-CIO Constituency groups have taken a stand to support Native Rights and to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline. Council FIRE has been working with these constituency groups to bring Native issues into mainstream … Continue reading

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IRS Rules that Council FIRE is a Tax Exempt Public Charity

Council FIRE is pleased to announce that the long process of dealing with the IRS is finally over, and we have been declared a tax exempt organization, under IRS section 501(c)(3).  We have further been designated a public charity under … Continue reading

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Oregon State Labor Council Adopts Council-FIRE Proclamation

The Oregon State Labor Council, has voted unanimously to endorse the proclamation in support of indigenous peoples of the Americas.  Thanks to Tom Chamberlain (pres.) and Barbara Byrd (sec-treas) for their leadership on this.

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Machinist’s Union Human Rights Conference

The IAMAW (Machinists’ Union) held its’ first human rights conference in Orlando, FL from Sept 1 – 5, and council-fire was presented to the 350 delegates from across the US and Canada.  The attendees were overwhelmingly supportive of building an international … Continue reading

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IAMRA endorses Council Fire

At a meeting on the evening of June 12, 2011, the International Association of Machinists Representatives Association (IAMRA) unanimously endorsed a motion to support Council Fire. The IAMRA represents staff of the Grand Lodge of the Machinists Union.

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