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.
HPAE President Debbie White, RN, and HPAE Local 5138 President Anna Pona, RN, issued the following statements in light of members at Southern Ocean Medical Center ratifying a three-year contract with Hackensack Meridian Health.
After endless negotiations in which the owners of their hospital seem interested only in giving lip service to wanting a fair deal, Unionized Salem Medical Center Registered Nurses today held information picket to protest lack of progress in bargaining.
Jersey Shore University Medical Center unionized Nurses held an informational picket today to protest lack of progress and retrogressive policy proposals by Hackensack Meridian Health (HMH) in their contract negotiations.
We can all agree that New Jersey and the entire country were completely unprepared to handle any type of pandemic. The lack of planning – nationally, within the State, within healthcare facilities – thrust healthcare workers into a nightmare they