Seattle members sticker up for a strong contract!
On Dec. 7, thousands of union members at the City of Seattle wore stickers and used virtual backgrounds in support of the Coalition of City Unions (CCU) bargaining team as [...]
PROTEC17 members represent at the Tradeswomen Build Nations conference in Las Vegas this fall
Members from the City of Seattle represented PROTEC17 at the Tradeswomen Build Nations conference this fall. The annual conference, held from Oct. 28-30 this year, is put on by the [...]
Members give input to help shape our union’s 2023-2025 Strategic Plan
This fall, PROTEC17 began another strategic planning process to create a road map for our union for the next three years. Once complete, the 2023-2025 Strategic Plan will include goals [...]
New Steward Guide now available!
PROTEC17 Stewards! Have you gotten your copy of the newly revised Steward Resource Guide? The guide is full of practical advice on your role, rights, and responsibilities when working in your [...]
Take the 2023-2025 Strategic Planning Survey!
Our union is embarking on another strategic planning process to define our priorities for the next three years. This plan will help shape our union's direction and goals from 2023-2025. Every [...]
Regional Executive Committee meets in-person to plan PROTEC17’s future and honor member leaders
On Sat., Oct. 22, the PROTEC17 Regional Executive Commit-tee (REC), our union’s policy-making body, convened in-person for the first time in three years at the Seattle Labor Temple to conduct [...]
PROTEC17 member portal offers a place to connect
The new and improved PROTEC17 member portal launched this fall, and so far, nearly 1,500 members have registered for the platform designed to keep members connected and to foster dialogue [...]
PROTEC17 Chapter Elections – Nominations OPEN!
Portland Street Response employees join PROTEC17!
PROTEC17 continues to grow! In late September, we officially welcomed our newest members from Portland Street Response (PSR) to our union! Peer Support Specialists and Mental Health Crisis Responders voted [...]
State contract ratified; members to receive 4% general wage increase in 2023, 3% in 2024, among other wins
After votes were tallied on Sept. 29, PROTEC17 State members overwhelmingly voted to ratify the 2023-2025 contract, which will now go to the Governor’s office and the State Legislature for [...]
Seattle kicks off negotiations for the next contract; Meet the bargaining team and the contract action team
On Sept. 7, PROTEC17 Seattle members met with fellow union members from the Coalition of City Unions (CCU) at City Hall in downtown Seattle to kick off negotiations for the [...]
53 Stewards trained in new program this summer
Congratulations to the 53 PROTEC17 members who completed our new Steward training series this summer! The two-part virtual series was offered on several dates and times throughout the months of [...]
Congratulations to our PROTEC17 scholarship winners
Now in its eleventh year, the PROTEC17 scholarship program has awarded over $60,000 in scholarships to members’ dependents to help in their pursuit of a higher education. We are proud [...]
Unions rally with Starbucks Workers United
On Sept. 13, PROTEC17 members and staff rallied at Starbucks headquarters in Seattle alongside Starbucks Workers United (SWU) and many other unions to call out the union busting that’s been [...]
PROTEC17 supports SEA teachers!
PROTEC17 staff and members showed up on the picket lines to support the Seattle Education Association (SEA) at the beginning of September. SEA teachers were striking for safety, equity, fair [...]