HPAE Locals @ HMH Demand a Fair Contract

Local 5030 President Michele Burlington (3rd from left), Local 5058 President Kendra McCann (center), and Local 5138 President Sally Fessler (3rd from right)

With the Local 5030/Palisades contract with Hackensack Meridian Health (HMH) expiring May 31st and negotiations for Local 5058/Jersey Shore Medical Center and Local 5138/Southern Ocean Medical Center with HMH set to begin shortly, the locals’ presidents and members went to HMH corporate headquarters demanding to talk to corporate executives about the need for a fair contract.


In the videos below HPAE local officers and members discuss the need for safe staffing and a fair contract at Palisades Medical Center. (From top to bottom: Local 5138 President Sally Fessler, Local 5058 member Chelsea Robinson, Local 5030 member Nancy Martell, and Local 5030 President Michele Burlington.

Local leaders and members brought with them a petition for a fair contract signed by hundreds of union members at each hospital.

Photo below: Members with the contract petition at HMH corporate headquarters.