Saturday, July 4, 2020

RPEC News

Executive Board Statement on Racial Justice

OLYMPIA, June 10 – The Retired Public Employees Council Executive Board has released the following statement: “We are an organization representing more than 10,000 retirees in Washington State, advocating to protect the retirement security and healthcare of those who served the public during their careers. We dedicated our lives in public service to decent treatment for all. We value equality. …

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The Spring 2020 newsletter is available!

The Spring 2020 newsletter is in the mail, but you can also view it here online today! Click on the image below to view the RPEC Spring 2020 newsletter. You can find this edition as well as past editions by going to the menu bar above and selecting Publications, then Council Newsletter.

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May is Older Americans Month 2020

Every May, the Administration for Community Living leads our nation’s observance of Older Americans Month. The theme for 2020 is “Make Your Mark.”   This theme was selected to encourage and celebrate countless contributions that older adults make to our communities. Their time, experience, and talents benefit family, peers, and neighbors every day. Communities, organizations, and individuals of all ages are …

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Gov. Inslee issues protection for high-risk & senior workers

Gov. Jay Inslee issued a proclamation today giving high-risk workers the right to protect themselves from COVID-19 without jeopardizing their employment status or loss of income. The proclamation provides older workers and those with underlying health conditions a series of rights and protections, including: The choice of an alternative work assignment, including telework, alternative or remote work locations if feasible, and social …

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