In the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic, healthcare workers who were exposed, infected and sickened by the virus faced an additional worry: whether they would qualify for workers' compensation benefits.
My name is Kim Robinson and I am a dining associate at HMH Jersey Shore University Medical Center where I have worked for three years.
Many of HPAE’s FY2021 revised budget priorities are based on the concerns and needs brought to light by the State’s experience with the COVID-19 pandemic over the past six months.
This action by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is the first citation of its kind nationwide during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Nurses overwhelming approve contract that enhances pay, health and safety and gives 850 unionized nurses a seat at the table in preparing for and addressing future disease outbreaks.
HPAE President Debbie White, RN, has been elected as a vice president of the union’s parent organization, the American Federation of Teachers. She won the election in a count of AFT 2020 mail-in ballots that were concluded on Tuesday.
My name is Gloria Atkinson and I have been with Hackensack Meridian’s Jersey Shore hospital for seven and half years. I am a Patient Care Technician (PCT). My Jersey Shore co-workers and I are fighting to organize ourselves into a
In the middle of a staggering economic crisis brought on by a once-in-a-lifetime pandemic, HPAE understands acutely the challenges New Jersey faces in setting funding priorities for the coming year. The dysfunction in Washington does not help matters.
Taken from NorthJersey.com By Lindy Washburn August 25, 2020 Nancy Martell, a patient care technician at Palisades Medical Center, was an obstetrician in her home country of Peru. When she moved to New Jersey in 1997, she intended to pursue
Thank you for the opportunity to speak with you today. My name is Alexis Rean-Walker, Secretary/Treasurer of HPAE – the state’s largest union of healthcare workers – representing 14,000 nurses and health care workers.