We all need to stop fighting and move on to doing what’s best for the patients and families whose lives are in our hands – not just in California but in New Jersey and every state in the nation.
Our union supports this legislation which serves to ensure that Workers Compensation coverage for First Responders - including nurses and healthcare workers – is appropriately provided without long costly legal battles.
Community members and labor unions will attend a meeting of the Community Oversight Board (COB) at University Hospital during which the COB will be reviewing the hospital’s plans to close its pediatric unit.
Englewood – HPAE nurses working at the Visiting Nurse Association of Englewood and Barnabas Home Care have secured a new contract for 2 years following negotiations that lasted over several months. Nurses provide care to patients in their own homes
On Wednesday, May 9th members from HPAE Local 5131 Southern Jersey Healthcare attended a continuing education program entitled “The Opioid Crisis: Improving Frontline Addiction Treatments with Policy, Knowledge, and Training.” The program is part of HPAE’s growing portfolio of options
HPAE and the Coalition for Patient Rights and Safe Staffing celebrated Nurses’ Week at a Town Hall event on “Patient Safety and Safe Staffing in Healthcare.” Safe staffing levels continue to be the most important issue for healthcare professionals.
May 8, 2018 Nurses and educators reject MacArthur attacks on health and education systems The American Federation of Teachers New Jersey (AFTNJ) and Healthcare Professionals and Allied Employees (HPAE), collectively representing more than 40,000 education and healthcare professionals in New
Patient safety and workers’ rights will top the agenda when HPAE nurses and health professionals begin bargaining with several large healthcare corporations across New Jersey over the next few weeks.
Labor unions in NJ co-sponsoring the national “Nurses Take DC” event on April 26th organized buses from Bergen to Cumberland Counties to send nearly 100 nurses from New Jersey.
The following four pieces of legislation have passed both the Senate and Assembly and await Governor Murphy’s signature.