HPAE President Debbie White, RN, releases the following statement:
HPAE members have reached tentative agreements on new contracts at Local 5004, Englewood Hospital and Medical Center in Englewood, representing Registered Nurses; Local 5030, Hackensack Meridian Palisades Medical Center in North Bergen, representing Registered Nurses, Professionals, Technical Staff, License Practical Nurses, Service Workers, and Skilled Maintenance Staff; and Local 5118, Cooper University Healthcare, in Camden, representing Registered Nurses.
Ratification votes on the new contracts begin tonight with Englewood Registered Nurses voting until Noon on Wednesday, June 2. Cooper University Healthcare Registered Nurses will begin voting at 8 p.m. on Thursday, June 3. Palisades Medical Center healthcare workers will begin voting at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, June 8.
Negotiations continue for Local 5097, Hackensack Meridian The Harborage, representing Certified Nursing Assistants, Housekeepers, and Dietary Staff; Local 5186, CarePoint Health Christ Hospital in Jersey City, representing Registered Nurses; and Local 5185, CarePoint Health Bayonne Medical Center in Bayonne, representing Registered Nurses, Professionals, Technical Staff, Service Workers, and Business Office Clericals.
Details on the new contracts will follow soon. For more information, please contact:
Michael O. Allen at (646) 436-7556;