On Thursday, May 11th, unionized nurses and other healthcare workers will rally outside the State House in Trenton to push legislators to pass NJ-S304/A4536 (Vitale/Jimenez). This law mandates enforceable nurse staffing levels in hospitals. Understaffing is driving the healthcare system to the brink of collapse and needlessly threatening patient care.
When: 12:00 Noon on Thursday, May 11, 2023
Where: Outside the State House Annex (131-137 West State Street, Trenton 08608)
Who: A coalition of unionized nurses, healthcare workers & legislators:
- Health Professionals and Allied Employees (HPAE)
- NJ AFL-CIO
- 1199J AFSCME
- 1199 SEIU
- CWA 1036 and NJ Legislators
What: Nurses and healthcare workers will share experiences of how short staffing is causing the healthcare workforce to leave their profession in record numbers.