Local 5094 Updates

The spring edition of the local 5094 newsletter is now available. In it, you will find news about the upcoming September contract negotiations and an updated list of the Rowan University, Rutgers University and University Hospital negotiating committee. You will also be able to read about the Januray bargaining conference, HPAE 20th anniversary celebrations, and upcoming membership meetings.
Our national union, the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) will be holding its 83rd Convention this year starting on July 11th in Los Angeles. And, our HPAE State Federation will be holding its statewide biennial convention this year on Oct 9th and 10th in Atlantic City. The conventions serve as the highest decision making body of our union. Members must be nominated and elected to serve as delegates. This year delegate elections will be held simultaneously. Nomination forms have been mailed to all members. The deadline for nominations is Monday, April 28.
Faculty, staff and students united! Attention HPAE Reps and activists: You’re invited to attend an important union coalition meeting on Thursday, May 1st, to meet our Rutgers union counterparts, and help coordinate our contract campaign goals and activities.
The next meeting of the University Hospital Community Oversight Board (COB) is Tuesday, April 15 at 12:00 noon at the Rutgers Cancer Center, 205 South Orange Avenue, B-Level, Room B-1120.
This Thursday, April 10th, we’re encouraging our members to join our coalition partners at Rutgers University for an eye opening event, titled “Open the Books!” about the University’s finances.