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Urge Congress to pass the HEROES Act!

PROTEC17 supports the HEROES Act! H.R. 6800, the Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions Act, includes an emergency workplace infectious disease standard; gives aid for state and local governments, [...]

Urge Congress to pass the HEROES Act!2020-05-15T14:27:47-07:00

PROTEC17 scholarship application now open

PROTEC17 is again offering two $3,000 college scholarships this year to dependents of members. One scholarship is geared towards students who will be incoming college freshmen in the fall, and [...]

PROTEC17 scholarship application now open2020-04-21T10:49:25-07:00

PROTEC17 endorsements for the May primary election in Oregon

Following interviews with 15 candidates for Portland City Council and Portland Mayor in late February and early March, PROTEC17 is announcing the following candidate endorsements for the May 19, 2020 primary, [...]

PROTEC17 endorsements for the May primary election in Oregon2020-04-21T10:27:46-07:00

DOL members volunteer to help the unemployed

After standing together to push for the closure of public-facing licensing offices to keep all Washingtonians healthy, PROTEC17 members at the Department of Licensing (DOL) stepped up in a big [...]

DOL members volunteer to help the unemployed2020-04-21T11:08:34-07:00

Coming together in times of crisis

When the first U.S. case of the coronavirus was confirmed in Everett, Washington back in January, PROTEC17 members at the Snohomish Health District (SHD) jumped into action. From epidemiologists to [...]

Coming together in times of crisis2020-04-21T10:57:11-07:00

Meet new PROTEC17 Board member Emily

PROTEC17 warmly welcomes City of Portland member-leader Emily Tabachnick to the PROTEC17 Executive Board. She was appointed to fill the seat vacated by Trustee Sarah Spotts who left employment with [...]

Meet new PROTEC17 Board member Emily2020-04-21T11:30:46-07:00

REC meets virtually during coronavirus pandemic

In the early days of the coronavirus pandemic in Washington state and before Gov. Inslee’s stay-at-home order, PROTEC17 leadership made the decision to hold the annual spring meeting of the [...]

REC meets virtually during coronavirus pandemic2020-04-21T10:43:21-07:00

PROTEC17 joins coalition to protect union elections

Labor organizations across Washington State are expressing outrage in reaction to the National Labor Relations Board (Board) postponing of all union recognition elections until at least April 2nd. They are [...]

PROTEC17 joins coalition to protect union elections2020-03-24T09:26:01-07:00