Welcome to Local 5097

Local 5097 represents Certified Nursing Assistants, Housekeepers, and Dietary Staff at The Harborage, a nursing home, in North Bergen, NJ.

News

Watch the video & stand with HPAE locals at HMH
Sep 20 2018

Health professionals speak out to protect their patients, and as a union we go beyond the walls of our facility to help our communities understand the risks and incidents that occur when we are caring for too many patients.

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Local 5097 HPAE State Convention Convention Nomination Form
Jul 10 2018

The Nominations/Election Committee announces that they are now accepting nominations to represent Local 5097 at this year’s HPAE State Convention.  An explanation of the convention can be found below and the procedure for nominations below that. You may nominate other

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Local 5097 bargaining update, June 6
Jun 06 2018

Management seems to prefer a promise, wink, and crossed fingers over actual ratios in the contract to improve staffing so they won’t be held accountable when their staffing levels are unsafe.

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Local 5097 bargaining update, June 4
Jun 05 2018

Our HPAE Local 5097 Bargaining Committee held our fourth bargaining session with Hackensack Meridian Health (HMH) on Monday, fighting for quality, safety, and fairness at the Harborage.

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Rally for Healthcare
May 30 2018

The Nurses and Health Professionals at Hackensack Meridian Health are demanding that large corporation put patient care before corporate wealth.

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Local 5097 contract negotiations update, May 18
May 18 2018

MEMBER UPDATE #2 – May 18, 2018 Our HPAE Local 5097 Bargaining Committee had our second negotiation meeting with management yesterday (5/17/18). Management sent us a message with today’s proposals: they want to take away our hard-fought rights as union

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Membership Meeting Set for December 6th
Nov 27 2017

Our local will be holding a membership meeting on Wednesday, December 6. There are two meeting times: 5 am to 6:30 am, and 2 pm to 4:30 pm. We encourage all members to attend one of these meetings.

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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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