University Hospital is the only public acute care hospital in the state and one of three level 1 trauma centers in New Jersey. It is also the premier research and teaching hospital for the state.
Nurses at Memorial Hospital of Salem County voted throughout the day on Thursday, December 13 to ratify a first contract agreement between HPAE Local 5142 and the new owners of the hospital, currently CHA.
On Thursday, December 13, 2018, Registered Nurses with the Health Professionals and Allied Employees (HPAE), at Jersey Shore University Medical Center (JSUMC) and Southern Ocean Medical Center (SOMC), ratified new 22-month contracts with Hackensack-Meridian Health.
As the last standing public hospital in New Jersey, University Hospital should be recognized for its role as a leading healthcare institution in our state.
Nearly 2,500 nurses and health professionals across the health system bargained with HMH administration since late spring.
During CEO John Kastanis’ tenure at University Hospital, HPAE members have raised concerns for patient safety and the stability of the hospital.
Since this outbreak HPAE has held weekly meetings to provide a safe place for workers to grieve and connect with their colleagues who are struggling to continue to treat their patients while working to stop the spread of the virus.
Victory!!! We have reached a Tentative Agreement with the New Employer, CHA.
Unionized nurses at Southern Ocean Medical Center (SOMC) rejected an attempt to eliminate their union rights with a landslide victory vote on November 13 and 14.
Unionized nurses at Southern Ocean Medical Center were greeted by community members who gathered in support of their fight to protect patient safety at their hospital.