Fire Fighters

Mooney Green proudly serves as the general counsel to the International Association of Fire Fighters.

Mooney Green proudly serves as the general counsel to the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF). As general counsel, we support the IAFF’s mission throughout the United States and Canada promoting a safe and healthy working environment, improving working conditions and securing just compensation and benefits, and protecting and enforcing legal rights for fire fighters and emergency medical and rescue service workers.

Mooney Green also represents individual fire fighters, paramedics, and emergency medical technicians (EMTs) in an array of legal matters. Specifically, Mooney Green represents union leaders who have been discriminated or retaliated against for engaging in protected activity, such as free speech, petitioning government, exercising their right to associate, or engaging in union activity. In addition, Mooney Green ensures that fire fighters and other workers or properly paid all overtime wages that they are entitled to receive by enforcing the Fair Labor Standards Act and state wage and hour laws through individual and collective actions. Mooney Green also assists local IAFF unions in collective bargaining, grievance arbitrations, and combatting attacks on fire fighter wages and benefits.

Practice Highlights
  • Wilmington Settles FLSA Overtime Suit with Battalion Chiefs for $459K
  • Dells-Delton EMS settles dispute over an unlawful termination of a Paramedic for 100% of his backpay and lost benefits, plus additional attorneys' fees.
MoonyGreen Practice: Labor Union Representation
Labor Union Representation
Mooney Green provides legal services to labor organizations that represent America’s working men and women.
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MoonyGreen Practice: Benefit Plan Administration & Compliance
Benefit Plan Administration & Compliance
Mooney Green provides legal services necessary for administering, operating, and maintaining multiemployer plans.
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MoonyGreen Practice: Rail/Transportation
Mooney Green represents rail, transit, and aviation unions to enforce their rights and advance their interests.
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MoonyGreen Practice: Collections/ERISA Litigation
Collections/ERISA Litigation
Mooney Green provides a full range of litigation services for our benefit fund clients.
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MoonyGreen Practice: Legislative/Regulatory
Mooney Green has experience drafting legislation, commenting on rulemaking, and providing testimony to regulatory bodies
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MoonyGreen Practice: Bankruptcy
Mooney Green represents the interests of unions and benefit plans in Chapter 7 and 11 cases.
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