For years, nurses in New Jersey have raised concerns about workforce shortages and staffing levels they believe put patients and employees in danger.
HPAE nurses are speaking out and taking action to keep patients safe and support legislation to make sure every hospital has enough nurses for every patient.
As HPAE continues the fight for safe staffing legislation in New Jersey, a bill which sets national standards for nurse staffing levels has been introduced in Congress. Last week, Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.) and Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) introduced the Nurse Staffing Standards
Taking Action to Protect Health Care and Patient Safety HPAE nurses and health professionals play an important role in improving the delivery of healthcare services and advocating for patient, worker safety. During Nurses Week, we celebrate all that nurses and
Nurses and health professionals joined together to Keep Hospitals Safe on Monday, February 27, at the Trenton Statehouse and demand Trenton fully fund hospital inspections and pass patient safety, worker protection laws. Click here to learn how Trenton can Keep Our
Nurses, health professionals, and patients traveled to Trenton on Monday, February 27th to urge Governor Christie and lawmakers to fully fund hospital inspections and to pass legislation that ensures patient safety and worker rights’ enforcement.
Health-care issues got scant attention at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, but outside the hall, a wave of labor victories at area hospitals showed the business of medicine is getting an injection of union action.
Nurses from Inspira Health Network voted on May 19th to hold informational picketing at Inspira hospitals on a date to be determined. All 1,300 Inspira nurses represented by the Health Professionals and Allied Employees (HPAE) have been bargaining with Inspira
Inspira RNs from Vineland had a meeting with the Cumberland County Freeholders to brief them on issues that will be presented at the upcoming negotiations and how they may impact the citizens of Cumberland County. Local 5131 RNs
Our local held a Staffing Forum held on February 17. The forum was an interactive meeting in which updates were given on the arbitration award regarding contract section 4.11 positions, the hospital’s acuity system, and staffing legislation in New Jersey.
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- Summary of Nurse Staffing Studies
- Nurse to Patient Staffing Ratio Bill Currently in the NJ State Senate
- Nurse to Patient Staffing Ratio Bill Currently in the NJ State Assembly