Long before sick and dying COVID-19 patients inundated New Jersey’s hospitals, it was common for nurses in certain units — such as emergency departments — to miss breaks or even skip using the bathroom on their 12-hour shifts.
We are encouraging everyone to call in to hear an update from our Violence Prevention and Labor Management meetings, new officer elections and other issues in the hospital. We look forward to talking with you all on Wednesday.
The Newark hospital is said to need a slew of modern upgrades, and it’s getting backing from politicians and health care leaders
We finished another week of negotiations this week and met with HMH-Palisades on Monday and Friday. We return to the table next week on Monday, Thursday, and Friday. We also have additional dates for April 26 and 28 May 5,
New Jersey should use its budget surplus to help rebuild a health care system that saw its flaws exposed during the pandemic, a report by an advocacy group and trade organization says.
We finished our 2nd day of negotiations today, April 15 and we are confirming additional dates. We met twice thus far and have presented all non- economic and economic proposals. Harborage-HMH has not presented any proposals at this time.
Effective July 1, 2021, Rutgers employees represented by our union, and all other unions in the Coalition of Rutgers Unions (CRU), will have the chance to pay less for state health benefits by switching to the new NJ Direct Plan...
We wanted to provide an update on the implementation of our fiscal emergency settlement, which you can read more about here: Settlement Summary, and provide some information about next steps.
We are happy to announce that our officer elections are over, and your Local Executive Board is now approved by the membership. Congratulations to all who participated and especially to those who stepped up and decided to get more involved.
When the coronavirus pandemic descended upon University Hospital in Newark last year, nothing could have prepared its employees for what would soon become a call for unprecedented, timely decisions, shortages of protective equipment...