The lowest-income New Jerseyans of all ages, and most of those 60 and older, regardless of income, would be the biggest losers under the Republican plan to amend the Affordable Care Act, according to a nonpartisan analysis of the issue.
The Governor’s claim of “responsible stewardship” of the State’s finances ignores the crisis created by misplaced priorities.
Nurses, health professionals, and patients traveled to Trenton on Monday, February 27th to urge Governor Christie and lawmakers to fully fund hospital inspections and to pass legislation that ensures patient safety and worker rights’ enforcement.
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