March 16, 2017 HPAE Local 5105 RNs at Virtua had their first bargaining session with management yesterday for a successor contract. The current contract expires May 31, 2017.
March 9, 2017 Congressional Republicans have unveiled legislation to “repeal and replace” the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Their American Healthcare Act (AHCA) will cause millions of people to lose their insurance and raise healthcare costs for working people
March 2, 2017 Nurses and health professionals joined together to Keep Hospitals Safe on Monday, February 27, at the Trenton Statehouse and demand Trenton fully fund hospital inspections and pass patient safety, worker protection laws.
February 23, 2017 HPAE locals at Palisades Medical Center, Jersey Shore University Medical Center, Southern Ocean Medical Center, and The Harborage have initiated a petition campaign to highlight priority issues in negotiations with Hackensack Meridian Health.
February 16, 2017 HPAE applauded the withdrawal of Andrew Puzder's nomination to be President Trump’s labor secretary amid growing doubts among Republican senators that he could be confirmed.
February 9, 2017 HPAE held its fourth annual Bargaining Conference on Tuesday at the Rutgers University Labor Education Center in New Brunswick, NJ.
February 2, 2017 HPAE President Ann Twomey urged "Senate Democrats to protect working families by making a commitment to stop the appointment of Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court."
January 26, 2017 HPAE members and supporters joined with the almost 4 million people who took part in the Women’s March on Washington, D.C. and over 600 “sister marches” in the United States
January 19, 2017 Arbitrator Michael Pecklers ruled that Meadowlands Hospital violated the contract and the law by failing to annually advance Local 5147 nurses and techs on the wage step scale as required by the contract.
January 12, 2017 Working families across the country will rally on Sunday, January 15 to save Medicare, Medicaid, and the Affordable Care Act from efforts in Congress to destroy healthcare for tens of millions of Americans.