Welcome to Local 5131

Local 5131 represents Registered Nurses at Inspira Health hospitals in Vineland, Elmer, and Bridgeton, NJ.

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Inspira Local 5131 Holds Opioid Education Seminar for Members
May 10 2018

On Wednesday, May 9th members from HPAE Local 5131 Southern Jersey Healthcare  attended a continuing education program entitled “The Opioid Crisis: Improving Frontline Addiction Treatments with Policy, Knowledge, and Training.” The program is part of HPAE’s growing portfolio of options

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Feb 28 2018

Local 5131 Officer Elections are complete.  The new Local Officers are listed below and will take office March 1, 2018.  The right to protest the conduct of an Officer Election is guaranteed by federal law.  If a protest is filed

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Mandatory Flu Vacine
Sep 01 2017

As many of you have read from John DiAngelo’s email last week, Inspira wants to institute a mandatory flu vaccine for everyone that works in the system. We were approached by the hospital about this last spring and immediately put

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Ratification Meetings Set for July 7th
Jul 01 2016

After three contract extensions and the involvement of a Federal mediator, we have reached tentative agreements with Inspira’s management on a new contract that would cover all 1,300 nurses in the system. If our membership votes yes to ratify these

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Nurses Reach Tentative Agreements with Inspira Health Network
Jun 30 2016

After three contract extensions and the involvement of a federal mediator, 1,300 registered nurses represented by HPAE have reached tentative agreements with Inspira Health Network.  Upon a successful vote to ratify these Agreements, nurses at Inspira hospitals in Vineland, Elmer

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Beth Manganaro Quoted in Article on Violence in the ER
Jun 23 2016

Local 5131 Vice President Beth Manganaro was quoted in a Courier-Post article which appeared today on the problem of violence in hospital ERs, and the need for hospitals to have adequate protocols and training to prevent the increasing incidents of

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Local 5131 Contract Update – June 17, 2016
Jun 17 2016

Our union negotiating committees continued bargaining with Inspira yesterday but failed to reach an agreement. We have agreed to again extend the contract, this time until July 8th. Union nurses like you have generated public pressure on Inspira by bringing

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Inspira Contract Update – June 14, 2016
Jun 14 2016

  Since our last membership meeting your bargaining committee has continued to work tirelessly to finalize a contract that improves working conditions and protects our benefits.  Many of you have participated in activities that are critical to the success of

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Inspira RNs Meet With Political Leaders
May 17 2016

    With two weeks left before their contracts expire, nurses from HPAE Locals 5131 and 5621 met today with representatives from other unions and elected leaders at a community breakfast to discuss crucial staffing and patient care issues that

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Contract Update
May 11 2016

At the negotiations last Wednesday, the bargaining committee proposed improved RN staffing through nurse-to-patient ratios in our contract. What was management’s response? “Our current staffing levels are fine”. To make matters worse, management proposed that they should be able to

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Contract Campaign Activities
Apr 28 2016

  With our contract expiring in a little over a month – on May 31st – it’s crucial that members get involved in contract campaign activities, beginning with a shift change leafletting next Monday (6 am to 8 am). Join

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Contract Update #2
Apr 22 2016

HPAE Locals 5131 and 5621 put forward a comprehensive package of proposals on April 12th. The proposals included nurse to patient staffing ratios, limits for on-call, reducing reassignments and wage increases. Both locals met with Hospital management for a second

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Inspira RNs Say “We Care” in Contract Negotiations
Apr 12 2016

HPAE Locals 5131 & 5621, representing the 1300+ RNs of Inspira Medical Network, began contract negotiations today with Administration. The joint negotiations committee of nurses presented proposals standing up for our patients, our neighbors, and our communities. Photo below: Members

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Members Meet with Cumberland County Freedholders
Mar 30 2016

    Inspira RNs from Vineland had a meeting with the Cumberland County Freeholders to brief them on issues that will be presented at the upcoming negotiations and how they may impact the citizens of Cumberland County. Local 5131 RNs

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Negotiations with Inspira to Begin April 12
Mar 18 2016

We are pleased to announce that the following dates have been scheduled in April to begin contract negotiations for all Inspira RNs: Tuesday, April 12, 2016, 10:00 AM @ the Marriott Courtyard in Glassboro Thursday, April 21, 2016, 10:00 AM

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Come to the Contract Kick-off Party on March 11
Dec 23 2015

February 24, 2016 Contract negotiations will begin soon and we are holding a contract kick-off party. Show your support for our Negotiations Committee and have a great time socializing with co-workers by coming to the party on March 11, 7

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