The PROTEC17 constitution committee continues their important work to revise the governing document of our union. Started as a Regional Executive Committee (REC) project in 2019, the first revision – [...]
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While the presidential election is taking center stage, there are many important local races that will directly impact PROTEC17 members and our Pacific Northwest communities. As public sector employees, lawmakers in our cities, counties, and [...]
Since the inception of the scholarship program in 2011, PROTEC17 has awarded over $50,000 in scholarships to the children of members. After very careful deliberation, we are proud to announce [...]
Since March, when the coronavirus first upended everyone’s lives, working parents have had to learn how to juggle their jobs and kids more than ever before. From helping children log-in [...]
When wildfires raged throughout the Pacific Northwest this September, many PROTEC17 members were called into action as part of emergency response teams to help with the relief efforts. In Oregon, [...]
More than 70 new Customer Service Representatives (CSRs) have been hired by the Seattle Fire Department to help support services at COVID-19 testing sites throughout the city. While these jobs [...]
Your union, your colleagues, and your fellow members – over 9,000 public sector workers throughout Washington and Oregon – need your skills, experience, and enthusiasm to help our organization be [...]
There are still funds available in the 2020 PROTEC17 Professional Development Fund. The fund provides monetary support to encourage the ongoing education and professional development of our members. Now in [...]
On Sept. 2, PROTEC17 members from across the Pacific Northwest joined a virtual meeting to talk about the creation of a union-wide group to share ideas and inspiration on how [...]
PROTEC17 hired it’s first Eastern Washington-based staff member, Suzie Saunders, who started in July. The Spokane resident and former PROTEC17 member is excited for her new role and has hit [...]