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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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’s first Transportation Lobby Day

PROTEC17 members who work for various transportation agencies throughout Washington state attended our first ever Transportation Lobby Day on Feb. 13. The day gave members the opportunity to talk with [...]

Public Health Legislative Education Day 2020

On Feb. 5, Public Health employees from across Washington state – including many PROTEC17 members – met in Olympia to help educate their representatives about the important work they do [...]

Committee formed to refresh our PROTEC17 Constitution

Your union’s Regional Executive Committee (REC) – the policy-making body of PROTEC17 – has started to work on revising the governing document of our organization: the constitution. The PROTEC17 constitution [...]