HPAE United at Hackensack Meridian Health

In May and July 2017, contracts representing close to 2500 HPAE union members expire at three Hackensack Meridian Health facilities. Hackensack Meridian Health is emerging as a dominant force in the New Jersey healthcare world, with potential revenues of between $3 and 4 billion annually. As health systems merge and grow, our union is the leading voice for front-line caregivers on the job.

Our local union and state leaders are working together to make sure our contracts raise standards for everyone in the Hackensack Meridian System. In the long term, our goals are to improve staffing levels, ensure health insurance access and affordability, and establish equitable wages at all Hackensack Meridian facilities.

The HPAE Locals involved in contract negotiations with Hackensack Meridian Health include: Local 5030 – Palisades Medical CenterLocal 5058 – Jersey Shore Medical CenterLocal 5138 – Southern Ocean Medical Center, and Local 5097 – The Harborage.

 

 

News

We’re Bargaining for Patient Safety, Workers’ Rights
Jul 18 2017

Nearly 1,500 nurses represented by HPAE at Jersey Shore University Medical Center in Neptune and Southern Ocean Medical Center in Manahawkin are negotiating for a contract that protects patients, healthcare workers and their communities at each HMH facility.

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Contract Agreement Ratified by Palisades Members
Jun 15 2017

All four HPAE bargaining units at Palisades Medical Center overwhelmingly voted to ratify a 1 year contract agreement with Hackensack Meridian Health (HMH) which improves provides for a 2.25% wage increase and initiates meetings to discuss joint bargaining with other

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HPAE Locals @ HMH Demand a Fair Contract
May 31 2017

The presidents and members of Locals 5030, 5058, and 5138 went to Hackensack Meridian Health (HMH) corporate headquarters demanding to talk to corporate executives about the need for a fair contract.

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Bargaining Begins at Hackensack Meridian Health
May 01 2017

HPAE Local 5030/Palisades Medical Center began contract negotiations with Hackensack Meridian Health today. Meanwhile HPAE members at Local 5058/Jersey Shore Medical Center and Local 5138/Southern Ocean Medical Center are standing with Palisades members, United as HPAE @ Hackensack Meridian.

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