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Insight wins 2021 Labor Media Awards!

PROTEC17 was awarded several prizes in the 2021 Labor Media Awards Contest sponsored by the International Labor Communications Association - woot! The annual contest highlights the best in union and [...]

Insight wins 2021 Labor Media Awards!2021-12-16T14:06:41-08:00

Airport Duty Managers at Port of Seattle join PROTEC17!

In November, Airport Duty Managers (ADMs) at the Seattle-Tacoma International (SeaTac) Airport – one of the largest airports in the country – voted to join together with the 9,000 professionals [...]

Airport Duty Managers at Port of Seattle join PROTEC17!2021-12-16T13:57:44-08:00

Leader Spotlight: Janet Strahl

As a Senior Engineering Associate with the City of Portland Bureau of Environmental Services (BES), Janet Strahl helps manage projects that protect Portland’s rivers. And, as a PROTEC17 Steward and [...]

Leader Spotlight: Janet Strahl2021-12-16T13:46:17-08:00

PROTEC17’s new Political Program in full swing

Over the last couple of years, PROTEC17 has been working with members to re-envision it’s political presence across the region. This year, through a rigorous member endorsement process, PROTEC17  endorsed [...]

PROTEC17’s new Political Program in full swing2021-12-16T14:00:37-08:00

Meet our 2021 PROTEC17 Scholarship Winners!

The PROTEC17 scholarship program – now in it’s 10th year! – has awarded nearly $60,000 in scholarships to members’ dependents to help in their pursuit of a higher education. After [...]

Meet our 2021 PROTEC17 Scholarship Winners!2021-10-18T14:57:33-07:00

Steward Spotlight: Sam Guthrie and Kris McArthur

As an Engineer with the Solid Waste Division in the Department of Natural Resources and Parks (DNRP) at King County, Sam Guthrie helps ensure that our landfills are in compliance [...]

Steward Spotlight: Sam Guthrie and Kris McArthur2021-10-18T14:31:40-07:00

Be a Member Leader! Chapter Elections This Fall!

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 [...]

Be a Member Leader! Chapter Elections This Fall!2021-10-18T14:09:16-07:00

Nominations are now open for the 2021 Executive Board election

Nominations are now open for the following PROTEC17 Executive Board positions: Greater Northwest Trustee (currently held by Jessica Garcia) and City of Portland Trustee (currently held by Emily Tabachnick). The [...]

Nominations are now open for the 2021 Executive Board election2021-08-25T13:15:08-07:00

PROTEC17 scholarship deadline July 31!

The annual college scholarship program for dependents of PROTEC17 members is now open! Since its inception in 2011, PROTEC17 has awarded 17 scholarships totalling over $50,000 towards the advanced education [...]

PROTEC17 scholarship deadline July 31!2021-06-23T08:43:54-07:00
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