Welcome to Local 5621

Local 5621 represents Registered Nurses at Inspira Woodbury in Woodbury, NJ.


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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Leadership Change for our Local
Sep 28 2016

Rich Wear is no longer our local's President as he has taken another position at the hospital. Amy Chew, the local's Vice President will function as Acting President until the Local Executive Board selects Rich's replacement.

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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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Local 5621 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 Meet with Woodbury Officials
Apr 14 2016

  RNs from Inspira Woodbury met yesterday with Woodbury City Council President David Trovato and City Administrator Michael Theokas to share issues they presented at the current contract negotiations and how they may impact Woodbury City residents. Local 5621 Vice

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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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