Office Closed

The PPA Office will be closed this Monday, March 9, 2020, as we prep for Bargaining next week. As always, Daryl & Tom are available to members 24/7. Daryl Turner, President 503.757.8401  |  daryl@ppavigil.org Tom Perkins, Secretary-Treasurer 503.680.1261  |  tom@ppavigil.org

Daily Precautions

With all the confusion and questions on how to protect yourself from the coronavirus, especially as public safety professionals and first responders, here are some recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: WASH YOUR HANDS! Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after using the restroom;[…]

The City Lost

Late this afternoon, a Multnomah County Circuit Court heard oral argument on the City’s attempt to dictate the composition of the PPA’s bargaining team. Fearing the PPA’s advocacy at the bargaining table, the City manufactured a baseless legal argument calling for PPA consultant Anna Kanwit’s removal from the PPA’s bargaining team. The City lost. The[…]