Welcome to the offical website of the Cleveland Association of Rescue Employees I.L.A. Local 1975
For info about our campaign to secure mental health provisions and improved working conditions for our memebership, please click on the Membership Updates tab
During our January 2020 membership meetings we conducted a vote of No Confidence in Cleveland EMS Commissioner Nicole Carlton. The motion passed with 187 members voting No Confidence and 1 member opposing the measure. At the time of the vote CARE had 254 members, which means that 66 eligible members did not participate. This means that 74% of CARE members voted No Confidence, 0.004% opposed the measure, and 26% did not take part in the vote.
Click on the PDF below to see the formal articles of No Confidence
The Role of CARE Local 1975:
CARE 1975 is the Labor Union for Cleveland (Ohio) EMS paramedics, EMTs, dispatchers and sergeants.
CARE 1975 is actively working to improve CEMS, both for employees and for the citizens we serve. Some of our recent initiatives include:
CARE will continue to be advocates for mental health in our division. The Executive Board appreciates the work that every member puts in on a daily basis. If the need arises, please utilize the Peer Support Hotline: 888 694 8880
For more details about how PTSD affects our membership, see the recent 19news story.