With many of the key issues still unresolved in the ongoing negotiations for a first contract, Local 5629 members at AAC/Sunrise House will be taking a strike authorization vote on Friday, April 28 and Saturday, April 29.
Rep. Tom MacArthur of New Jersey’s 3rd Congressional District has now resurrected the bill with a new amendment that retains all the worst elements of the original plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.
The Local 5091 Workplace Violence Prevention Committee has issued a report on the status of their efforts and the results of a membership survey on workplace violence at Bergen Regional Medical Center (BRMC).
Local 5094 is rallying with other unions, student organizations, and community groups at Rutgers University on May 1st to show solidarity with each other and the communities we serve.
HPAE continues to participate in rallies and protests in Philadelphia against the Trump administration's policies and plans.
As a result of a settlement with management, nine LPNs who had been hired by Wanaque before the new owners took over in June 2014 had their wages increased to $23/hour. That increase went into effect with the April 7th
Cooper nurses have just demonstrated that we are determined to achieve a contract which guarantees substantial improvements in staffing at the hospital. At a bargaining session, a staffing petition signed by 900 nurses was presented to management.
We encourage all Local 5030 members in the Housekeeping Department to attend a meeting on April 25, 1 pm and 4 pm, at the hospital cafeteria to provide an update on the contract negotiations and other issues relevant to staff
After six months of negotiations with management, we are now entering the phase of bargaining when the most difficult and serious issues are being negotiated.
As recognition of our work as nurses, Local 5107 is sponsoring luncheons and membership meetings at Llanfair House (May 10, 2 to 5 pm) and Wanaque (May 11, 2 to 5 pm).