Local Updates

A Hero Among Us
Nov 14 2017

Please help me acknowledge and thank our very own RN WASHINGTON VILLACRES. He made the trip to Puerto Rico recently, with RNs from HPAE and other unions to help the people of Puerto Rico recover from the devastation of Hurricane

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American Red Cross Negotiations Update, November 13 2017
Nov 13 2017

Hello Brothers and Sisters! We are currently in talks with the region on several topics: Cross Training Market Adjustment Performance Improvement Plan (PIP) Guaranteed Hours Pay Cross Training We continue to talk, and we are working to reach an agreement

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Union Rep Training Held
Nov 13 2017

The new leadership of our local union held a Union Rep meeting this past weekend to provide education and training to our Reps and to help build a strong internal structure for our local.

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HPAE Raises Concerns About HMH-JFK Merger
Oct 31 2017

Last night a dozen HPAE members and staff attended a public hearing on the affiliation of JFK Medical Center with Hackensack Meridian Health (HMH). If the merger goes through, HMH will own 15 hospitals in the state of New Jersey.

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2nd Bargaining Session with VNA Held
Oct 31 2017

The VNA Union Committee met for our second bargaining session with VNA last week at the West Orange office. We reached a tentative agreement on a few non-economic issues at the meeting and agreed to extend the contract until November

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