Local 5094 University Hospital - Health Professionals & Allied Employees

Welcome to Local 5094 University Hospital

Local 5094 University Hospital represents Professional staff at University Hospital.


Drastic premium increases – Action needed!
Aug 25 2022

Your health insurance costs are going up unless we act together to stop it. We call on all HPAE negotiations unit employees to Call the Governor to say “No” to health insurance cost increases!!

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HPAE statement FY-2023 NJ Budget
Jun 29 2022

HPAE nurses and healthcare workers argued for... Gov. Phil Murphy and state legislators to adequately fund the operation of New Jersey’s only public hospital by raising the annual budget allocation for University Hospital in Newark to $151.1 million.

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Juneteenth Holiday
Jun 16 2022

The Hospital approached your local leadership earlier this week proposing to observe Juneteenth starting in 2023, but only in exchange for giving up the current Good Friday holiday.

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HPAE congratulates Newark Mayor Baraka on his re-election
May 12 2022

Emerson, NJ—HPAE members congratulate Ras Baraka on his re-election as mayor of the great city of Newark. Mayor Baraka has been a friend and partner in the struggle to empower healthcare workers, especially at Newark’s University Hospital. HPAE members at

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Contract has been ratified!
Mar 30 2022

The HPAE Local 5094 Negotiating Committee is pleased to announce that our contract has been ratified with 94% approval – 154 members voting yes, 8 members voting no, and 2 blank ballots.

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HPAE Local 5094 UH Negotiations Update, March 2, 2022
Mar 02 2022

HPAE met with the Hospital on February 25th and was able to make some progress with a few non-economic proposals. The Hospital agreed to language that would protect members from being forced to work overtime shifts which is important for

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Local 5094 Bargaining Update
Nov 24 2021

We met with the Hospital for another negotiations session, however there was little to no progress made. Management began the session with denials of a need for language prohibiting managers from using mandatory overtime as a staffing tool, citing that

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Important COVID Vaccine Mandate Update
Jul 21 2021

While HPAE continues to bargain with the Hospital regarding the impact of this mandate on our membership, it is imperative that our members either schedule their vaccination appointment or apply for either a religious or medical exemption.

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Rutgers, New Jersey, you broke your promise
Apr 08 2021

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.

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Another Step Toward Controversial Merger of Med Schools
Feb 07 2020

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.

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Our Contract has been Ratified!
Jan 29 2020

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.

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HPAE Local 5094 Special Election Results
Jan 23 2020

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.

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A Tentative Agreement has been reached!
Jan 10 2020

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.

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HPAE Public Sector Union Rep Training
Sep 09 2019

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.

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HPAE Local 5094 Election Results
Jul 12 2019

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.

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Thats all, folks - no more news!