Local 5142 - Health Professionals & Allied Employees

Welcome to Local 5142

Local 5142 represents Registered Nurses at Memorial Hospital of Salem County in Salem, NJ.


Local 5142 Bargaining Update, March 18, 2020
Mar 18 2020

We had great turnout at our bargaining session last Friday, and it made a big difference. We had a substantive discussion on the hospitals response to the Coronavirus outbreak and other bargaining issues.

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Local 5142 Officer Nomination Form
Dec 02 2019

The Nominations/Election Committee announces that there are four local officer positions that are up for election this year.  They are President and three Co-Vice Presidents  The nomination committee is currently accepting nominations for these positions.

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Bargaining Surveys are Still Online!
Oct 02 2019

Contract negotiations are coming up and it’s critical that you fill out a bargaining survey so we can find hear from you concerning priorities for the next contract.

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Hospital’s layoff notices mean better things ahead
Nov 12 2018

The 408 workers at Memorial Hospital of Salem County who were just sent layoff notices have little reason to fear that they're going to lose their jobs permanently, but they must be feeling some trepidation over what comes next.

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Local 5142 update, November 9, 2018
Nov 09 2018

After eight long years, we are finally close to having agreement on a contract. We have a meeting with representatives for the new employers on September 13th, and you will be hearing from us shortly after that to discuss next

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Hospital Sale
Mar 16 2018

We are aware of the memo sent to you today concerning the potential sale of the Hospital to Community Healthcare Associates. We will be working as a Union to make sure that we have a voice throughout this process, and

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Local 5142 Update and Meeting Notice, February 22 2018
Feb 20 2018

Our last bargaining session with the hospital representatives was on February 5. We gave them a comprehensive proposal which includes all of our outstanding issues. The employer will respond to our proposals at our next bargaining session on March 9.

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Important Membership Meeting on February 23rd
Feb 06 2017

Local 5142 members are strongly encouraged to attend one of the general membership meetings scheduled for Thursday, February 23 (8am, 5pm, and 8pm) at the Super 8 Hotel in Pennsville. We will discuss what’s happening in the negotiations and the status

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Local 5142 Negotiations Update
Oct 31 2016

Contract negotiations which were held last month remained extremely contentious. The hospital continues to reject our key proposals around union security, protecting our rights as Union members and wages.

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Our Rights as Union Members
Jun 17 2016

Do you know the answers to these questions? Question: AM I protected when I show support for my Union? Question: What is informational picketing? Question: What do I do when management or human resources wants to meet with me? Learn

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Salem Nurses Support Their Negotiations Committee
Jun 16 2016

Yesterday, the nurses at Salem showed their solidarity and unity for the Negotiations Committee and achieving a good contract by wearing HPAE pins. To date, HPAE and the hospital representatives have met six times. We have reached tentative agreements on

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Contract Negotiations Update
May 12 2016

  We’ve now have had four bargaining sessions with the hospital. In addition to proposing contract language that protects your rights as a Union member, improves your working conditions and sets up processes for your voice to be heard, we

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Salem RNs Begin Bargaining for First Contract
Apr 11 2016

  HPAE Local 5142 RNs at Memorial Hospital of Salem County are finally at the bargaining table, negotiating their first contract with the for-profit owner of the hospital, Community Health Systems (CHS). At today’s bargaining session, the Local 5142 Negotiations

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First Bargaining Session Set for April 11
Mar 04 2016

  After 4 1/2 years of CHS refusing to recognize and bargain with HPAE Local 5142 at the hospital, we have our first two negotiating dates confirmed. We will be meeting with management representatives April 11 and 18 to begin

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