These endorsements come after an extensive review of the candidates’ positions and an endorsement was bestowed upon those who expressed or have shown a commitment to supporting the rights of healthcare workers and improving patient safety.
We all need to stop fighting and move on to doing what’s best for the patients and families whose lives are in our hands – not just in California but in New Jersey and every state in the nation.
Our union supports this legislation which serves to ensure that Workers Compensation coverage for First Responders - including nurses and healthcare workers – is appropriately provided without long costly legal battles.
May 8, 2018 Nurses and educators reject MacArthur attacks on health and education systems The American Federation of Teachers New Jersey (AFTNJ) and Healthcare Professionals and Allied Employees (HPAE), collectively representing more than 40,000 education and healthcare professionals in New
The following four pieces of legislation have passed both the Senate and Assembly and await Governor Murphy’s signature.
Nurses caring for patients at the bedside have a voice in their workplace when they are unionized. As the state’s largest healthcare union, HPAE represents 13,000 healthcare workers in hospitals, nursing homes, addiction treatment centers, health clinics, research labs and
With two weeks left before their contracts expire, nurses from HPAE Locals 5131 and 5621 met today with representatives from other unions and elected leaders at a community breakfast to discuss crucial staffing and patient care issues that
Testimony of Bridget Devane, Public Policy Director, HPAE In Support of S15 Good morning. Thank you, Chairman Madden and members of the Committee and S15 sponsors Senator Vitale and Sweeney for the opportunity to testify in support of S15, which
With their contract expiring in less than a month, over 60 members of HPAE Local 5091 attended a legislative breakfast yesterday with state legislators to discuss the current contract negotiations with Bergen Regional Medical Center (BRMC) and the future
President’s Message April 18, 2016 Public health professionals, residents, public service workers and local elected officials in New Jersey’s largest cities are watching with concern as the debate in Trenton continues over the proposed state takeover of Atlantic City. Placing
HPAE Chief of Staff Jeanne Otersen spoke at the Botto House in Haledon, NJ at an event organized by Congressman Bill Pascrell in recognition of National Pay Equity Day. As a representative of HPAE, Jeanne added her voice in
Inspira RNs from Vineland had a meeting with the Cumberland County Freeholders to brief them on issues that will be presented at the upcoming negotiations and how they may impact the citizens of Cumberland County. Local 5131 RNs
On Monday, HPAE’s Public Policy Director Bridget Devane gave testimony to the NJ Assembly Budget Committee (Committee Chair Gary Schaer in photo above) regarding the impact of Governor Christie’s proposed budget on health care access, worker safety, and public