Local 5185 Negotiations Update: February, 16, 2024 - Health Professionals & Allied Employees

Local 5185 Negotiations Update: February, 16, 2024

On February 15, Your Union Negotiations Committee met with Management.

We discussed CarePoint’s financial status and future plans.

  • There is no imminent plan to file for bankruptcy or close
  • Commitment by owners and state to keep all three facilities open
  • Management anticipates they will have a firm plan in place in 2-6 weeks.
  • Commitment from management to keep HPAE informed immediately of any developments.

Our Next Union Meeting will be March 4th at Post 19 – We’ll be discussing our proposals, goals and strategy. Times are 08:00-08:30, 12:00-12:30, 15:30-16:00, 16:00 – 16:30.

March with us! Winning a great contract means showing management we’re strong and united. Our first demonstration will be marching together in the Bayonne St. Patrick’s Day Parade. The Parade Starts March 17th at 12:30 on the corner of Broadway and Fifth. RSVP Here: https://actionnetwork.org/events/march-with-hpae-in-bayonne-st-patricks-day-parade

Your Union Negotiations Team

Christine Crimaldi – RNs
Danielle Hallenbeck – Service
Ed Kennedy – Clerical
Marisol Mateo – Techs
Nathaniel Mateo – Service
Mary Ramos – RNs
Nanette Rivera – Service
Sue Sienkiewicz – Techs
Joan Zitzman – RNs