Local 5621 - Health Professionals & Allied Employees

Welcome to Local 5621

Local 5621 represents Registered Nurses at Inspira Health hospitals in Mullica Hill and Woodbury, NJ.

News

Local 5621 Negotiations Update, May 17, 2022
May 17 2022

We will be holding two more membership meetings with updates regarding negotiations TODAY. Please join us to learn more and stay informed at either a 4 pm or 7:30 pm meeting. Meetings will be held at the Marriott Courtyard, 325 Rowan Blvd, Glassboro. Free parking is

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Important Membership Meetings on May 17th
May 13 2022

We will be holding membership meetings next Tuesday, May 17th to give updates on negotiations. Our bargaining sessions were cancelled this week due to unforeseen circumstances and we signed a two-week extension to our contract. We will be giving details

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Local 5621 Negotiations Begin
Apr 05 2022

After considering your feedback, we presented our package of proposals that included ways to improve staffing, health & safety, on-call, scheduling, cancellation/standby and offers competitive wages.

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Local 5621 Contract Negotiations
Apr 01 2022

We are starting negotiations with Inspira on Monday April 4th! Your bargaining committee has been hard at work drafting proposals that address concerns we all have as nursing professionals.

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Local 5621 News, January 19, 2020
Jan 19 2022

We want to start by wishing everyone a Happy New Year. This past year has presented us with some increasing challenges and so far, the beginning of this year is predicting much of the same. But as always, if we

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3% Across the Board Raise
Nov 19 2021

All nurses (full-time, part-time and per diem) will be receiving a 3% raise effective retro from 11/14. You will see this reflected in your 12/3 paycheck. Eligible employees will still also advance one step on the wage scale the first pay

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Membership News for Local 5621
Nov 01 2021

Panic buttons are now available on all units for staff members who sit in a close obs or care for patients with violent tendencies and physical outbursts.

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COVID Vaccine Requirement for NJ Healthcare Workers
Aug 06 2021

NJ State Mandate of COVID-19 Vaccine for Healthcare Workers The Governor issued a mandate for healthcare workers in NJ to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or be subject to weekly testing. This applies to all workers in public and private health

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HPAE Local 5621 News, July, 2021
Jul 30 2021

Our HPAE State Convention is going to be October 6th & 7th. Normally we would be meeting in Atlantic City for the occasion, but this year it will be held virtually. The convention committee has been working hard to make

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HPAE Local 5621 Update, April 2, 2021
Apr 05 2021

Your Local Executive Board (LEB) has been working behind the scenes with weekly labor-management meetings and communication to ensure safety has been maintained throughout. If you have any concerning issues as always, please bring them to our attention so they

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COVID-19 HPAE Member Alert, March 31, 2020
Mar 31 2020

We wanted to share with you updated information regarding Inspira’s COVID-19 policies and procedures. Our union has been advocating at the local, state and federal level for an increased response to this crisis.

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COVID-19 Update for Inspira Members
Mar 20 2020

We know this has been a challenging week for all of us who do direct patient care. The COVID-19 virus is spreading quickly and we are on the front-lines of defense for our community.

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Local 5621 Member Alert: Move Update
Dec 06 2019

Our Local Executive Board is very aware of the concerns that have developed since the delay of the opening of the Mullica Hill facility. We have aggressively encouraged open communications with management, however, until Wednesday, December 4, 2019, they have

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Notice of 2019 Nominations and Election of HPAE Local 5621 Officers
Jun 25 2019

The Nominations/Election Committee announces that there are five (5) Local 5621 officer positions that are up for election this year.  The nomination committee is currently accepting nominations for these positions.  POSITIONS: President Vice President Secretary Treasurer Grievance Chairperson (Job descriptions

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Tentative Agreements Ratified – Summary of Contract
Jun 07 2019

On Tuesday, June 4th 2019  members voted to ratify  local tentative agreements that included an across the board wage increases 1st year- 2.50%, retro to June 1st  , 2nd year- 2.25%  and 3rd year- 2.25%. With additional step increases the

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HPAE Local 5621 Bargaining Priorities
Mar 20 2019

As our current contract gets set to expire and we prepare to begin negotiations with Inspira Woodbury, our negotiations team has met and formulated many proposals to present to management.

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Mandatory Flu Vacine
Sep 01 2017

As many of you have read from John DiAngelo’s email last week, Inspira wants to institute a mandatory flu vaccine for everyone that works in the system. We were approached by the hospital about this last spring and immediately put

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Leadership Change for our Local
Sep 28 2016

Rich Wear is no longer our local's President as he has taken another position at the hospital. Amy Chew, the local's Vice President will function as Acting President until the Local Executive Board selects Rich's replacement.

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Ratification Meetings Set for July 7th
Jul 01 2016

After three contract extensions and the involvement of a Federal mediator, we have reached tentative agreements with Inspira’s management on a new contract that would cover all 1,300 nurses in the system. If our membership votes yes to ratify these

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Nurses Reach Tentative Agreements with Inspira Health Network
Jun 30 2016

After three contract extensions and the involvement of a federal mediator, 1,300 registered nurses represented by HPAE have reached tentative agreements with Inspira Health Network.  Upon a successful vote to ratify these Agreements, nurses at Inspira hospitals in Vineland, Elmer

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Local 5621 Contract Update – June 17, 2016
Jun 17 2016

Our union negotiating committees continued bargaining with Inspira yesterday but failed to reach an agreement. We have agreed to again extend the contract, this time until July 8th. Union nurses like you have generated public pressure on Inspira by bringing

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Inspira Contract Update – June 14, 2016
Jun 14 2016

  Since our last membership meeting your bargaining committee has continued to work tirelessly to finalize a contract that improves working conditions and protects our benefits.  Many of you have participated in activities that are critical to the success of

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Inspira RNs Meet With Political Leaders
May 17 2016

    With two weeks left before their contracts expire, nurses from HPAE Locals 5131 and 5621 met today with representatives from other unions and elected leaders at a community breakfast to discuss crucial staffing and patient care issues that

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Contract Update
May 11 2016

At the negotiations last Wednesday, the bargaining committee proposed improved RN staffing through nurse-to-patient ratios in our contract. What was management’s response? “Our current staffing levels are fine”. To make matters worse, management proposed that they should be able to

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Contract Campaign Activities
Apr 28 2016

  With our contract expiring in a little over a month – on May 31st – it’s crucial that members get involved in contract campaign activities, beginning with a shift change leafletting next Monday (6 am to 8 am). Join

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Contract Update #2
Apr 22 2016

HPAE Locals 5131 and 5621 put forward a comprehensive package of proposals on April 12th. The proposals included nurse to patient staffing ratios, limits for on-call, reducing reassignments and wage increases. Both locals met with Hospital management for a second

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Inspira RNs Meet with Woodbury Officials
Apr 14 2016

  RNs from Inspira Woodbury met yesterday with Woodbury City Council President David Trovato and City Administrator Michael Theokas to share issues they presented at the current contract negotiations and how they may impact Woodbury City residents. Local 5621 Vice

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Inspira RNs Say “We Care” in Contract Negotiations
Apr 12 2016

HPAE Locals 5131 & 5621, representing the 1300+ RNs of Inspira Medical Network, began contract negotiations today with Administration. The joint negotiations committee of nurses presented proposals standing up for our patients, our neighbors, and our communities. Photo below: Members

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