Local Updates

Meadowlands Hospital Slated to be Sold
Apr 09 2017

From NorthJersey.com Meadowlands Hospital Medical Center –the Secaucus hospital where inpatient admissions have dropped to fewer than 30 patients a day – is slated to be sold to a multimillionaire real estate developer who owns a pair of surgery centers

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Local 5089 Member Speaks at “Clean Energy” Event
Apr 05 2017

Janice Fitzgerald, RN, APN and an HPAE Local 5089 member, participated in an event last Monday in Camden, NJ to highlight the public health impacts of climate change. In her presentation to the group, Janice noted that “the debate is

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Negotiations Update: Virtua Says “Do More With Less”
Apr 04 2017

After two bargaining sessions with Virtua, we have made little progress. Virtua's constant theme is that we need to "Do More with Less" instead of addressing our concerns regarding staffing, health and retirement benefits, and scheduling issues.

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Contract Negotiations Begin with Cooper Administration
Mar 30 2017

The Local 5118 Negotiations Committee met with management representatives today for our first bargaining session in negotiations for a successor contract. While we have a number of contract proposals, our focus is on improving staffing.

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