Throughout the pandemic, more needed to be done to protect healthcare workers and other essential workers, many of whom are women, people of color and immigrants, who put their lives on the line every day in the past year.
More than 200 Paramedics, EMTs, Dispatchers, Communicators and RNs want to ensure Virtua fulfills its obligations to Burlington and Camden counties and they want to have a voice so they could advocate for improved patient care and healthcare outcomes for
Healthcare workers at Palisades Medical Center in North Bergen and the Harborage, a long-term care facility at the Palisades campus voted to authorize concerted job action if Hackensack Meridian continues to stall during negotiations.
HPAE still recommends masking indoors and social distancing as necessary measures to curb the spread of COVID-19 and its variants. We want to ensure that we continue the downward trending of numbers of new infections, hospitalizations, and deaths.
Today we pressed the hospital to address several major issues: vacation, education, staffing, and wages. EHMC has no real response to these issues. They continue to tell us they will “get back to us.”
On May 20th, the hospital could not enter into a discussion on staffing and education. But they did give us a wage proposal.
We are writing to applaud your announcement that NJ will maintain an indoor masking mandate despite the new CDC guidance that fully vaccinated people could go without face coverings and social distancing.
HPAE Organizing Committees of Nurses and Service Workers at Virtua Willingboro have filed petitions with the National Labor Relations Board for union representation elections at Virtua Willingboro Hospital.
The primary election is on June 8th and HPAE is supporting Valerie Vainieri Huttle for the NJ Senate, replace retiring Senator Loretta Weinberg who has been a strong advocate for working people in Legislative District 37. We are conducting phone
On this International Workers' Memorial Day, we take a moment to honor the memory of HPAE members we lost to workplace acquired COVID-19 infections during this most difficult of years.