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U.S. District Court Blocks DOL’s Overtime Rule Nationwide

The preliminary injunction blocks the implementation of the Department of Labor’s (DOL) new overtime rules which would have gone into effect on December 1.

Rogue, Pacific Crest, Launch Wagon Train Benefitting Credit Unions for Kids

Red Wagons and funds raised at the NWCUA Roaring 20’s Auction are rolling into regional Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. Rogue Credit Union and Pacific Crest Federal Credit Union made the season’s first presentation Wednesday at Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center.

Cancer Survivor, Family Proud to Serve as “Miracle Family” for Roaring ’20s Auction

A 16-year-old Leukemia survivor and his family will serve as the Miracle Family for the Northwest Credit Union Association’s Roaring ’20s Auction benefiting Credit Unions for Kids. His family’s story is one of courage and strength—and partnership with the Doernbecher Children’s Hospital medical team.

WSECU to Hold Community Shred and Share Day

The credit union is inviting anyone to take advantage of this free service, and will also collect donations for local community partners.

Solarity Credit Union Awards Five Students With Scholarships

One recipient, who is studying to bring health care to underserved populations, lauds the credit union for supporting graduate students as well as others.

NCUF Releases Toolkit on Helping Members with Medical Debt

The free toolkit from the National Credit Union Foundation is available at ncuf.org.

Town Hall Meetings to be Held at Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals in 2015

Each of the six Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals in Oregon and Washington will host an NWCUA Town Hall Meeting. Registration is now open.

Credit Union Employee’s Own Miracle Inspires ‘Lunch at Tiffany’s’ Crowd

Credit union representatives and other community leaders learned just how close to home miracles can happen when they gathered for “Lunch at Tiffany’s” in Eugene. The event raised more than $132,000 for PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center, part of the Children’s Miracle Network of hospitals.

Providence Federal Credit Union Contributes $7,000 to My Little Waiting Room©

The credit union story is as much about community giving as it is about the financial services Northwest credit unions provide to more than four million members. Today’s report focuses on the inspiring story of a cancer survivor and Providence Federal’s commitment to her legacy idea.

New Family and Medical Leave Act Poster Now Available

A final rule to be published soon by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division that incorporates new regulatory changes and creates certain new provisions will also require covered employers to display an informational poster.

Post I-502: Opening a Business Account for Canna-Business?

The fact that marijuana will soon be legal to possess in Washington, but remains illegal under federal law presents an interesting situation for financial institutions being approached by would-be dispensary owners looking for an MBL or other business services. But would providing those services be legal?

Lane County Credit Unions Deliver $150,000 Promise to Sacred Heart Medical Center

The credit unions of Lane County, Oregon, completed their two-year, $150,000 Credit Unions for Kids fundraising goal for Sacred Heart Medical Center in just over one-and-a-half years.

Opening a business account for medical marijuana operation?

Both Oregon and Washington States have statutes that legalize medical marijuana, and special interest groups and activists have plans to file initiatives and legislation to expand the legality of marijuana. So, what are the rules for providing services?

Art For Japan Tsunami Relief

Staff at Peninsula Credit Union, terribly saddened by the tragic earthquake and tsunami in Japan, are undertaking several efforts to help, including helping to sell traditional Japanese art by local artist and Peninsula Credit Union member Yoshiko Yamamoto.