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PROTEC17 member runs for Portland City Council

This fall, Portland voters will elect an entirely new City Council, and PROTEC17 member Sarah Silkie is a candidate for one of the new council seats.  Back in November 2022, [...]

PROTEC17 member runs for Portland City Council2024-07-19T15:19:28-07:00

Pierce County Engineers ratify 2024-25 contract

After a challenging negotiations that included 23 bargaining sessions over a 10-month period, the Pierce County Engineers’ Bargaining Unit reached a tentative agreement on May 8, and ratified the agreement [...]

Pierce County Engineers ratify 2024-25 contract2024-07-19T14:58:01-07:00

WA State Political Update – June 2024

2024 Endorsement Process for Ballot Initiatives and Statewide Candidates  In late 2023, our union brought together member leaders across jurisdictions to form PROTEC17’s Member Policy Workgroup (MPW). This member-powered group [...]

WA State Political Update – June 20242024-06-03T15:48:44-07:00

Sign the Petition to Save Public Health!

Seattle-King County Public Health clinics are at risk of being shut down forever. This means nearly 80,000 patients a year will no longer be able to receive the medical treatment [...]

Sign the Petition to Save Public Health!2024-04-16T14:13:49-07:00

WA State Mid-Session Update – March 2024

As the 2024 legislative session progresses, we’d like to share updates on our priority bills. This year has been fruitful for PROTEC17, yet much remains to be tackled to further [...]

WA State Mid-Session Update – March 20242024-02-29T15:18:12-08:00

Get involved on the Political Action Committee!

There are a number of important local races in the 2023 election cycle, and PROTEC17 members are encouraged to get involved via our Political Action Committee (PAC)! You can sit [...]

Get involved on the Political Action Committee!2023-06-26T16:48:35-07:00

PROTEC17 Portland Street Response wins their first contract!

PROTEC17 members at Portland Street Response reached an agreement to supplement their PROTEC17 Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) that addresses the unique needs of their role as first responders. In addition, [...]

PROTEC17 Portland Street Response wins their first contract!2023-06-26T16:34:03-07:00

PROTEC17 members fight for strong contracts!

City of Seattle members have been fighting for a fair contract alongside their siblings from 10 other unions in the Coalition of City Unions (CCU) since Sept. 2022. The CCU [...]

PROTEC17 members fight for strong contracts!2023-06-26T16:29:52-07:00

PROTEC17 celebrates International Workers’ Day!

PROTEC17 staff, pictured here with King County member Jeremy Ward, joined others at the May Day rally in downtown Seattle! May Day, a.k.a. International Workers’ Day, is held annually on [...]

PROTEC17 celebrates International Workers’ Day!2023-06-26T16:16:40-07:00

PROTEC17 at the Portland Labor Notes Conference

PROTEC17 Steward Jeanette DeCastro (second from left) spoke on a panel on ‘Class Struggle Unionism in the Public Sector’ at the Labor Notes Conference in Portland in early May! Pictured [...]

PROTEC17 at the Portland Labor Notes Conference2023-06-26T16:12:40-07:00
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