For immediate release: November 10, 2015 Newark, NJ - With contracts at University Hospital expiring over one year ago, a group of 50 nurses and healthcare workers represented by the Health Professionals and Allied Employees (HPAE) spoke out to the eleven members of the University Hospital Board of Directors at their November 10th meeting during the public comment portion of the agenda.
Join us on Tuesday, November 10, 2015 at the University Hospital Board of Director's meeting in Newark to demand a fair contract for the Hospital's nurses and professionals. The meeting is located at the Cancer Center, B Level, Room 1120, 205 S. Orange Ave in Newark. Meet us out front at 8:00 am. The Board meeting will start at 8:30 am.
Join Us: Wednesday, December 2, 2015 or Saturday, December 5, 2015 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm Rutgers Labor Education Center 50 Labor Center Way, New Brunswick This training is for all newly elected and appointed HPAE Public Sector Union Reps as well as returning Union Reps who want to continue to build their skills. HPAE's Public Sector represents registered nurses and professionals working at Rutgers University, Rowan University, University Hospital and Cornerstone Behavioral Health Hospital.
Last week, threats of violence were called in to several DCF offices throughout the state. Your Local 5094 leadership takes these threats seriously and we have been in contact with our Reps and Liaisons, CHU Administration, and CWA in an attempt to better understand the nature of the threats and to ensure that proper response protocols were followed.
For immediate release: Tuesday, October 06, 2015 - A citation has been issued against University Hospital in Newark by the New Jersey Office of Public Employees' Occupational Safety and Health (PEOSH) involving an incident where nurses and other hospital employees were required to care for a patient with Lassa Fever without adequate training and proper protective equipment.