Deep into the second year of this global pandemic, let’s take a moment to honor our healthcare workers, who continue to sacrifice and risk all—themselves and their families—to care for those most affected by the coronavirus.
The mandate issued by Governor Murphy yesterday does not change our response to the issue of mandatory vaccination. As a union, we have the right to bargain our hours, wages and working conditions and this is no different.
HPAE supports the Governor's decision to create a pathway to increase vaccination rates while enforcing routine testing of those who are not able to be vaccinated.
We applaud the New Jersey Legislature for approving a State budget that invests in essential programs and services for next year and Gov. Phil Murphy for his leadership during the process and for now signing that budget into law.
Healthcare workers—including HPAE members—have been on the front lines taking care of patients sick from COVID-19, its variants and after-effects of the disease.
The Healthcare Professionals and Allied Employees, in recognition of his steadfast support of frontline healthcare workers during the coronavirus pandemic, today endorsed Phil Murphy in his race to be re-elected as governor of New Jersey.
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.