We applaud the administration for their announcement on April 14, alongside University Hospital CEO Dr. Shereef Elnahal, Essex County and Newark political leaders, to dedicate resources in the state budget to invest in a new building for the state’s only public hospital.
The Newark hospital is said to need a slew of modern upgrades, and it’s getting backing from politicians and health care leaders
With recent headlines highlighting racial and ethnic differences in outcomes from the coronavirus pandemic, awareness is rising about the impact healthcare inequities, racial discrimination, disparate opportunities and limited access have on minority populations.
HPAE will be holding membership meetings on Wednesday, March 24th at 12 PM and 7 PM via WebEx.
After years of underfunding, we applaud Governor Murphy and Treasurer Muoio for taking strides to invest in NJ's public health infrastructure. Our state can no longer afford to neglect infectious disease prevention programs.
A total of 67 nurses employed by Rutgers University who were assigned to local child welfare offices and kept tabs on each foster child’s physical and mental health, are out of a job after Nov. 6.
Healthcare workers across NJ have responded to the call, providing patient care throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Unfortunately, now essential workers providing support medical services to foster children are facing layoffs.
University Hospital in Newark – the only state-owned hospital and one of three Level One trauma centers in New Jersey – said Tuesday it finalized a contract deal with nine separate unions representing a combined 3,300 employees.
University Hospital in Newark was front and center as the premier academic medical center responding to the COVID-19 pandemic crisis. Unfortunately, the Revised FY2021 state budget cut funding to Charity Care and NJ’s safety net hospital, University Hospital.
University Hospital in Newark was front and center as the premier academic medical center responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. The hospital performed the function it always has for our state: it cared for and treated everyone who walked in through
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, located in New Brunswick, and the Rutgers New Jersey Medical School (NJMS), located in Newark, plan to become a single medical school. It is insultingly and dishonestly being referred to as a merger by the few
On behalf of the nearly 4,000 public sector members of HPAE Locals 5094 and 5089 employed by Rutgers University and University Hospital, I am writing to inform you of our concerns and opposition to the University’s actions that will result
In July 2017, leaders from Rutgers University and RWJBarnabas Health hosted a media event in New Brunswick to outline their plans for a potential 30-year partnership designed to beef up New Jersey’s medical education system...
Join us as we unite our forces to demand that Congress do everything in their power to protect everyone's health, without exception, during Covid and beyond.
HPAE, AFT and unions across the country are working to fight for safeguards to our own health and the health of our communities.
A controversial proposal to merge the two Rutgers University medical schools into a single entity spread over two cities 30 miles apart may be gaining momentum, despite concerns among some faculty and staff about the process and potential risks involved.
Merging Rutgers’ medical schools under one umbrella entity with two separate campuses could yield an institution with one of America’s largest classes, boost research-dollar rankings, improve student education opportunities and expand patient access to clinical trials.
As the only public acute-care hospital in New Jersey, and one of three Level One trauma centers in the state, University Hospital (UH) has the monumental task of addressing the public health needs of the greater Newark community.
On Monday, January 27, 2020, the tentative agreement reached between the HPAE Local 5094 Negotiation Committee and UH was ratified by an overwhelming majority of members.
The Local 5094 Nomination and Election Committee has completed Local 5094 Special Officer Elections. The election was uncontested and the committee cast one vote on behalf of the candidate.
On Monday, January 6, 2020, the HPAE Local 5094 Negotiation Committee was able to reach a tentative agreement with University Hospital for a new contract with significant gains after bargaining for over a year.
On Tuesday, December 17th, we met with management for our most productive bargaining session to date as we were able to reach agreements on many of the non-economic proposals that had been outstanding.
On a Thursday morning this past April, 61-year-old Darryl Young was lying unconscious in the eighth-floor intensive care unit of Newark Beth Israel Medical Center.
We met with management for another bargaining session today which was somewhat productive as we were able to reach a few tentative agreements that are intended to clarify resignation and seniority language for our members.
This training is for all HPAE Public Sector Union Reps: those that have had no training before, as well as those that have had the basic training but want to learn additional skills and refine current ones.
HPAE President, Debbie White, spoke with Larry Mendte on Jersey Matters to talk about the need to invest in NJ's only public hospital, University Hospital, a level one trauma center and safety net in Newark.
Recently, The Sopranos prequel “The Many Saints of Newark” was being filmed in the city that bears its name. The movie takes place around the time of the 1967 Newark Uprising.
The Local 5094 Nomination and Election Committee has completed Local 5094 Officer Elections. Candidates will officially take office September 1, 2019. Congratulations to all the winners.
On behalf of the 13,000 nurses and health professionals represented by HPAE, we applaud Governor Phil Murphy’s appointment of Judith Persichilli, BSN, RN as the next Commissioner of Health for the State of New Jersey – the first nurse to
The Nominations and Election Committee announces that there are seven local officer positions and 65 representative positions that are up for election this year.
Management once again rejected all our proposals to date.
I want to speak today to the impact this budget has on University Hospital, health care quality and access, the Department of Health and enforcement of patient safety laws, the opioid crisis, maternity and infant mortality, and public workers’
Rutgers has signed over its health care operations to RWJBarnabas Health and now RWJBarnabas will be making decisions about the healthcare services you will receive.
Once again, management rejected every proposal that we made in the last session, including language on Hostile Work Environment. Their position is that the current policies and systems that the hospital has are working fine.
On February 4th 2019, we met with UH management and exchanged several proposals and responses.
University Hospital is the only public acute care hospital in the state and one of three level 1 trauma centers in New Jersey. It is also the premier research and teaching hospital for the state.
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In This Local
- Safe Staffing. It Can Save Lives.
- Local 5094 DRAFT contract with University Hospital 2018-2021
- Local 5094 UH 2021 Contract Survey
- UH Press Release on New Strategic Plan
- Local 5094 Officers
- Local 5094 Union Reps - University Hospital
- Local 5094/5089 Union Staff
- Local 5094 UH Unsafe Staffing Form
- Local 5094 UH Membership Application
- Rutgers response to our security concerns at University Hospital, December 5, 2017
- R-Health: a new program for NJ State Health Benefits Program (SHBP)
- Rutgers Staff Leave Donation Request Form (September 2018)
- COVID Safety Checklist
- Local 5094 Constitution and Bylaws
- Attorney Referral for NJ Workers Compensation
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