Inspira Locals Meet with Sweeney Staff to Discuss Staffing, Other Key Issues

March 8, 2016

HPAE Vice President Bernie Gerard and nurses from Inspira Locals 5131 and 5621 met with staff from State Senate President Stephen Sweeney’s office to discuss working conditions and patient care issues at Inspira hospitals as both locals prepare for another round of contract negotiations. Nurses from all four hospitals across the Inspira system are coming together for the first time to fight for better staffing and other improvements in the upcoming negotiations.

Photo below, left to right: HPAE VP Bernie Gerard, Marcela Maziarz, Staff to the NJ State Senate Health, Human Services & Senior Citizens Committee, Kristen Mauer RN Local 5131, Michelle Silvio RN Local 5131 VP, Kevin Drennan, Executive Director of the Senate Majority Office, Valerie Smith RN Local 5131, and Rich Wear RN Local 5621 President.