Election Center 2020 - Health Professionals & Allied Employees

Election Center 2020

On Tuesday, November 2, 2021 voters in New Jersey will go to the polls to elect the Governor, the State Legislators; Senators (40 seats) and Assemblypersons (80 seats), County Commissioners and local candidates.

Every healthcare worker who is overwhelmed, overworked, and exhausted is counting on Safe Staffing Candidates to win. HPAE nurses and health professionals are ready to knock on doors and make phone calls to inform union members and voters that it is time to elect Candidates who support safe staffing in healthcare.

Debbie White, President of HPAE

Among the issues and votes HPAE members examined were support or opposition of:

  • S1083 / A2439: establishes minimum registered professional nurse staffing standards for hospitals and ambulatory surgery facilities and certain DHS facilities.
  • S2991/A4803: requires the New Jersey Office of Emergency Management to establish a process to evaluate and approve personal protective equipment (PPE) for use during public health emergencies and requires NJ to create PPE stockpiles for the State.
  • Requiring healthcare facilities to produce and implement a pandemic preparedness plan that is reviewed and approved by NJ regulators.

Throughout this election season we hope you will visit Election Center 2021, where you can learn more about:

  • Candidates:
  • Labor Volunteers: Due to Covid-19 our GOTV program has not yet been determined. Watch for updates and opportunities to sign-up to support our 2020 candidates to urge union members to support pro-labor endorsed candidates

To check your voter registration status or to register to vote go to: https://njaflcio.org/cope/



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