Friday, February 10, 2017 As a nurse and the President of New Jersey’s largest union of health professionals, I am alarmed at the nomination of Tom Price to head our nation’s leading health agency, Health and Human Services, an agency
In a joint Star-Ledger op-ed with HPAE President Ann Twomey, U.S. Senator Cory Booker emphasized that the repeal of the Affordable Care Act would have devastating consequences for Americans.
Neil Gorsuch, nominated by President Trump for the Supreme Court, poses a threat for the future of women’s health, for the health and safety of healthcare professionals and our workplace rights.
On behalf of addiction treatment workers at American Addiction Center’s Sunrise House facility in Lafayette, on January 13, 2017 HPAE formally requested that the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) seek a temporary injunction against the employer in order to prevent
Throughout New Jersey, HPAE, the state’s largest union of healthcare workers is standing with US Senate and Congressional Leader to say Don’t Make America Sick Again.
After several incidents of violence at Sunrise House, HPAE, the union representing 125 addiction treatment workers at the facility, filed a complaint with the OSHA.
Virtua Memorial Hospital reached a settlement with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regarding violations of safe patient handling regulations nurses raised at the hospital. Under the settlement, Virtua agreed to take corrective actions, including instituting a comprehensive safe
On Thursday, December 1st, the members of HPAE Local 5094 and 5089 voted by an overwhelming majority of 99% to ratify our new contract with Rowan University.
In response to President Elect Trump’s recent announcement appointing Rep. Tom Price as Secretary of HHS, HPAE President Ann Twomey is raising concerns for the future of our nation’s health care system.
An independent Arbitrator has ruled that BRMC violated the contract governing workplace safety and ordered the hospital to compensate an RN for severe injuries she suffered following an assault two years ago.