Welcome to NCFO

Welcome to the National Conference of Firemen & Oilers (NCFO). We are a labor union that proudly celebrates over 100 years of service, both on and off the job, to thousands of workers and their families. Our members can be found working in a variety of occupational fields among both private and public employers throughout the United States.


Our mission is to build and grow a diverse, effective, politically independent and democratic organization of workers to change our lives for the better, improve our communities, and build a more just society for present and future generations.

We recognize our successes and learn from our setbacks. We strive to be strategic, organized, inclusive, honest, respectful, optimistic and confident.

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Ashland, KY NATIONAL CONFERENCE OF FIREMEN & OILERS’ PRESIDENT DEAN DEVITA ISSUES A STATEMENT ABOUT THE INVEST IN AMERICA ACT OF 2021 “The National Conference of Firemen & Oilers, support the INVEST in America Act of 2021, which has passed the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. The legislation includes immensely important … Continue reading NCFO NEWS RELEASE

Precision Scheduled Railroading: Not Safe for Railroaders

Josh Funk, journalist for the Associated Press, published a story on how rail companies are defending staff cuts while extending freight train lengths and claiming that the railroads are safer, but our railroad members are overworked and don’t feel safe: US rail industry defends safety record amid staffing cuts (apnews.com) XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

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