Local 5097 - Health Professionals & Allied Employees

Welcome to Local 5097

Local 5097 represents Certified Nursing Assistants, Housekeepers, and Dietary Staff at The Harborage, a nursing home, in North Bergen, NJ.

News

Local 5097 Member Bargaining Update, April 15
Apr 15 2021

We finished our 2nd day of negotiations today, April 15 and we are confirming additional dates. We met twice thus far and have presented all non- economic and economic proposals. Harborage-HMH has not presented any proposals at this time.

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Local 5097 Membership Meeting, February 25
Feb 18 2021

We start negotiations on March 26 and we want you to take part in the zoom membership meeting on February 25th for a Summary of the Proposals that will be presented at the table based off the surveys that have been turned

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Member Action Alert, April 16, 2020
Apr 21 2020

We are continuing to fight to ensure healthcare workers have the resources and protections they need to continue to provide safe care and treatment during these unprecedented times.

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HPAE member alert: health plan changes
Nov 22 2019

The Union leadership at Palisades Medical Center, Harborage, Jersey Shore University Medical Center and Southern Ocean Medical Center were notified that Hackensack Meridian Health (HMH) is planning to increase costs on the Health Care Plans at all their facilities.

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HMH is set to increase costs on 2020 Health Care Plans
Nov 05 2019

The Union leadership at Palisades Medical Center, Harborage, Jersey Shore University Medical Center and Southern Ocean Medical Center were notified that Hackensack Meridian Health is planning to increase costs on the Health Care Plans at all their facilities.

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HMH Local Retreat, May 4 & 5, 2019
May 06 2019

HPAE Locals 5097 (The Harborage), Local 5058 (Jersey Shore), Local 5030 (Palisades) and Local 5138 (Southern Ocean) held their first annual retreat this past weekend to discuss a number of topics and to build relationships...

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HMH Member Update and Call to Action
Apr 26 2019

Thousands of nurses and healthcare workers at Hackensack Meridian Health (HMH) facilities are struggling to pay for essentials as Hackensack Meridian Health acts recklessly with our livelihoods.

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Watch the video & stand with HPAE locals at HMH
Sep 20 2018

Health professionals speak out to protect their patients, and as a union we go beyond the walls of our facility to help our communities understand the risks and incidents that occur when we are caring for too many patients.

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Local 5097 HPAE State Convention Convention Nomination Form
Jul 10 2018

The Nominations/Election Committee announces that they are now accepting nominations to represent Local 5097 at this year’s HPAE State Convention.  An explanation of the convention can be found below and the procedure for nominations below that. You may nominate other

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Local 5097 bargaining update, June 6
Jun 06 2018

Management seems to prefer a promise, wink, and crossed fingers over actual ratios in the contract to improve staffing so they won’t be held accountable when their staffing levels are unsafe.

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Local 5097 bargaining update, June 4
Jun 05 2018

Our HPAE Local 5097 Bargaining Committee held our fourth bargaining session with Hackensack Meridian Health (HMH) on Monday, fighting for quality, safety, and fairness at the Harborage.

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Rally for Healthcare
May 30 2018

The Nurses and Health Professionals at Hackensack Meridian Health are demanding that large corporation put patient care before corporate wealth.

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Local 5097 contract negotiations update, May 18
May 18 2018

MEMBER UPDATE #2 – May 18, 2018 Our HPAE Local 5097 Bargaining Committee had our second negotiation meeting with management yesterday (5/17/18). Management sent us a message with today’s proposals: they want to take away our hard-fought rights as union

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Membership Meeting Set for December 6th
Nov 27 2017

Our local will be holding a membership meeting on Wednesday, December 6. There are two meeting times: 5 am to 6:30 am, and 2 pm to 4:30 pm. We encourage all members to attend one of these meetings.

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HPAE Raises Concerns About HMH-JFK Merger
Oct 31 2017

Last night a dozen HPAE members and staff attended a public hearing on the affiliation of JFK Medical Center with Hackensack Meridian Health (HMH). If the merger goes through, HMH will own 15 hospitals in the state of New Jersey.

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