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.
Healthcare corporations are quick to hail frontline healthcare workers as heroes but often fall short when it comes to actually treating the workers with the dignity and respect that they deserve on the job.
Nurses and health care professionals should never have had to worry about fighting for workers’ compensation and other benefits if they became sick while providing critical care on the front lines during the COVID-19 pandemic.
NJ Assembly Judiciary Committee Statement of Alexis Rean-Walker, HPAE Secretary-Treasurer In support of A.4255 Monday, July 20, 2020 Good Morning Chairman Mukherji and the members of Assembly Judiciary Committee. My name is Alexis Rean-Walker, Secretary-Treasurer of HPAE, representing 14,0000 nurses
by Insidernj.com In a new HPAE report released today, union members offer real-time first-hand accounts of caring for patients on the COVID-19 pandemic frontlines while battling employers for personal protective equipment (PPE) and other resources to do their life-saving work. HPAE
HPAE Local 5142 members, who have been negotiating with Community Healthcare Associates, LLC, and its owner Bill Colgan, since December 2019, will vote over the next few days over whether to accept the terms their committee negotiated with the employer.
After several months of battling the virus, healthcare workers applaud Governor Murphy's Executive Order requiring a face mask when social distancing is not possible.
Jersey Shore University Medical Center unionized Nurses have ratified a collective bargaining agreement which provides nurses a seat at the table during the current COVID-19 pandemic outbreak and any future pandemic outbreaks.
These endorsements come after an extensive review of the candidates’ positions and an endorsement was bestowed upon those who expressed or have shown a commitment to supporting the rights of healthcare workers and improving patient safety.
Jersey Shore University Medical Center unionized Nurses reached a tentative agreement on Tuesday. Notable improvements include an improved presence in nurse involvement for pandemic planning and response and increases in wages.