After eight years of trying, registered nurses at a South Jersey hospital have voted to approve their first-ever contract.
Nurses at Memorial Hospital of Salem County voted throughout the day on Thursday, December 13 to ratify a first contract agreement between HPAE Local 5142 and the new owners of the hospital, currently CHA.
Last night, our union brothers and sisters voted overwhelmingly to ratify the Tentative Agreement.
Victory!!! We have reached a Tentative Agreement with the New Employer, CHA.
A new name. Millions in investments. Major renovations. New services. Some 300 new employees. Will it be enough to turn around an ailing, nearly 100-year-old hospital in rural South Jersey?
The 408 workers at Memorial Hospital of Salem County who were just sent layoff notices have little reason to fear that they're going to lose their jobs permanently, but they must be feeling some trepidation over what comes next.
After eight long years, we are finally close to having agreement on a contract. We have a meeting with representatives for the new employers on September 13th, and you will be hearing from us shortly after that to discuss next
Hello, my name is Patrice Sharkey and I am a nurse at Salem Hospital and a member of HPAE Local 5142, which represents 110 nurses at Memorial Hospital of Salem County.
On Monday, June 11th, your local President Pam Greenthomas, HPAE President Ann Twomey and HPAE staff members attended a meeting with NJ Senate President Stephen Sweeney.
South Jersey leaders are cautiously optimistic about the plans of a healthcare facility group to revitalize a long-struggling Salem County hospital.
We are aware of the memo sent to you today concerning the potential sale of the Hospital to Community Healthcare Associates. We will be working as a Union to make sure that we have a voice throughout this process, and
Our last bargaining session with the hospital representatives was on February 5. We gave them a comprehensive proposal which includes all of our outstanding issues. The employer will respond to our proposals at our next bargaining session on March 9.
As you know, Prime Healthcare Foundation has backed out of the sale of Salem Hospital. This does not change the fact that we need to continue to build our power as a union to win a fair contract.
Local 5142 members are strongly encouraged to attend one of the general membership meetings scheduled for Thursday, February 23 (8am, 5pm, and 8pm) at the Super 8 Hotel in Pennsville. We will discuss what’s happening in the negotiations and the status
The State Health Planning Board, an advisory panel to the Commissioner of Health, voted to approve conditions on the sale of Salem Hospital to Prime which will protect nurses, the patients, and the community.
Approval of the sale of The Memorial Hospital needs to be expedited for the good of the facility and the community it serves, state regulators were told Wednesday night.
As negotiation between Registered Nurses and management at Memorial Hospital of Salem County (MHSC) have become challenging, both sides agreed to have a federal mediator join negotiations on Friday, November 18.
On November 17, we need all members to wear buttons and take part in flyering the hospital to show our solidarity and support for a good contract.
At the HPAE 2016 Convention, elected delegates made important decisions about the future of our union through a series of proposals, including an increase in membership dues.
Contract negotiations which were held last month remained extremely contentious. The hospital continues to reject our key proposals around union security, protecting our rights as Union members and wages.
At the HPAE 2016 Convention, delegates came together to make important decisions about the future of our union through a series of resolutions, constitutional amendments, and by-laws changes.
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HPAE Local 5142 RNs at Memorial Hospital of Salem County are finally at the bargaining table, negotiating their first contract with the for-profit owner of the hospital, Community Health Systems (CHS). At today’s bargaining session, the Local 5142 Negotiations
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