Welcome to Local 5629

Local 5629 represents professional and non-professional staff at the AAC/Sunrise House, an inpatient detox and rehab facility for individuals with substance abuse issues.


Sunrise House Workers Are United and Strong
Jun 29 2017

Local 5629 members at Sunrise House, who recently ratified a first contract settlement, are now at work with a strong contract which provides for significant wage increases, strong health and safety language, staffing improvements, and rights to fair treatment.

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Bargaining Update – May 31, 2017
Jun 01 2017

We made progress today in the negotiations, but management still refuses to budge on the issues that are vital for our ability to provide the best care possible for our patients.

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Negotiations Update – May 22, 2017
May 23 2017

We have membership meetings today at the Lafayette Firehouse, at 1:30 pm and 5:30 pm. Meanwhile, the Negotiations Committee will be bargaining with management to try to reach a settlement.

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Send a message to AAC CEO Michael Cartwright!
May 20 2017

Send a message to AAC CEO Michael Cartwright: "Listen to your caregivers on the frontlines of NJ’s opioid and addiction crisis. Negotiate in good faith to fix dangerous conditions that threaten patients and staff at Sunrise House.”

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Sunrise House Local Prepares for ULP Strike
May 18 2017

Local 5629 members at Sunrise House, an in-patient addiction treatment center in Lafayette, New Jersey, are preparing for a three day, Unfair Labor Practice (ULP) strike beginning Wednesday, May 24. HPAE represents 120 nurses and addiction treatment workers at Sunrise

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Unfair Labor Practice (ULP) Strike Update
May 17 2017

As you are aware, on Friday, May 12th, your negotiating committee gave management a 10-day notice that if management did not come to the table and negotiate in good faith, there would be a three-day Unfair Labor Practice (ULP) strike.

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Union Negotiations Update
Dec 12 2016

We've been negotiating with AAC/Sunrise House management for our first union contract since September 21 and have had nine bargaining sessions.

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Sunrise House Workers Begin Contract Negotiations
Sep 22 2016

Less than three months after Sunrise House workers overwhelmingly voted for union representation with HPAE, the Sunrise House Union Negotiations Committee met with management at the first bargaining session yesterday. The Union Committee was elected by the membership last month

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Thats all, folks - no more news!

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