HPAE. Putting Care First.

Hundreds of nurses and health professionals gathered in Atlantic City to recognize the leadership of President Ann Twomey and Vice President Bernie Gerard as they retired from HPAE. At the convention, members also welcomed their new leadership team: Debbie White, RN, President; Barbara Rosen, First Vice President; and Alexis Rean-Walker, Secretary Treasurer.

HPAE. Putting Care First.

Health professionals and community members, by the hundreds, have conducted one-day informational pickets outside of Hackensack Meridian Health facilities in August and September.

Along the shore, nurses at Jersey Shore University Medical Center and Southern Ocean Medical Center and up on the river in Hudson County, healthcare workers at Palisades Medical Center.   They  demanded safe patient limits, livable wages and a workplace free of intimidation.  While walking the picket line workers they urged the community, patients, family members  to call the CEOs of the health system to support their efforts at the bargaining table.

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