Schedule of HPAE Local 5089 wage increases at Rutgers

Rutgers Labor Relations Department has confirmed for our union the schedule of the negotiated pay increases for our HPAE Local 5089 bargaining unit members. Although there has been a delay, the increases will be paid retroactively.

For full-time and part-time Staff Nurses:

Full-time and part-time staff nurses on the UB scale eligible for the October 2014 and January 2015 steps or lump sum payments will receive the pay in the March 25 paycheck. The retro pay for those periods will be paid out in the April 8 paycheck.

In addition, staff nurses eligible for the April 2015 and July 2015 steps or lump sum payments will receive the pay in the April 8 paycheck. The retro pay for those periods will be paid out in the April 22 paycheck.

For Per Diem Staff Nurses:

The new per diem staff nurse rates will be reflected in the March 25 paycheck. Per diem staff nurses will receive retro pay from January 10 in the April 8 paycheck.

For Nurse Clinicians and APNs:

Full-time and part-time Nurse Clinicians on the UC scale and Advanced Practice Nurses on the US scale eligible for the October 2014 increase will receive the pay in the March 25 paycheck. The retro pay from October 2014 will be paid out in the April 8 paycheck.

In addition, Nurse Clinicians and APNS eligible for the July 2015 increase will receive the pay in the April 8 paycheck. The retro pay from July 2015 will be paid out in the April 22 paycheck.

For full-time, part-time and per diem CRNAs:

The new rates for full-time, part-time and per diem CRNAs will be reflected in the March 25 paycheck. CRNAs will receive retro pay from December 13 in the April 8 paycheck.

You must be on the payroll on the date of payment in order to receive the raises, including the retroactive portions.

Click here for a detailed summary of the new MOA including eligibility for wage increases.

We are proud of the contract we negotiated and the increases we have secured. However, we believe the University has taken an unreasonable amount of time to process our increases. If you encounter any problems related to this schedule be sure to notify a union representative.