Healthcare corporations are quick to hail frontline healthcare workers as heroes but often fall short when it comes to actually treating the workers with the dignity and respect that they deserve on the job.
A wide cross-section of employees at Jersey Shore University Medical Center have filed a petition with the National Labor Relations Board seeking to join a labor union, a union president said Monday.
Marsha Escalliere learned she would be laid off from her job as a children’s counselor at Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care in Essex County about three months after her father died from the coronavirus.
HPAE Local 5142 members, who have been negotiating with Community Healthcare Associates, LLC, and its owner Bill Colgan, since December 2019, will vote over the next few days over whether to accept the terms their committee negotiated with the employer.
Jersey Shore University Medical Center unionized Nurses have ratified a collective bargaining agreement which provides nurses a seat at the table during the current COVID-19 pandemic outbreak and any future pandemic outbreaks.