The Rochester Hills Professional Firefighters are affiliated with several other organizations. First, The International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF), headquartered in Washington D.C. represents more than 288,000 full-time firefighter and paramedics who protect 85 percent of the nation’s population. Then, the Michigan Professional Firefighters Union (MPFFU), established in 1934 and is Michigan largest professional career firefighters organization, representing over 5,000 members. Finally, the IAFF is affiliated with the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) which represents 10.5 million workers in voluntary federation of 56 national and international labor Unions. The RHPFFU has also affiliated with the Michigan AFL-CIO.