A short time ago, HPAE and AAC executed an agreement that provides enhanced severance pay and other benefits for our members that were laid off by Sunrise House/AAC in the last two weeks.
We want to thank all of the members who came out to yesterday’s Emergency Membership Meeting and want to bring everyone up to date with what we currently know and understand about the situation.
Late Thursday, June 15, HPAE received the attached notice from ACC that states the State DOH revoked their license to operate and has ordered that Sunrise House be closed.
The Nominations/Election Committee announces that there are (3) local officer position that are up for this special election this year. They are Co-Vice Presidents and Secretary/Treasurer.
We will be holding a general membership meeting on January 4, 2023, at 7:00 pm by Zoom.
The Nominations/Election Committee announces that the following members have been elected as officers for Local 5629.
The Nominations/Election Committee announces that there are (3) local officer position that are up for this special election this year. It is the Co-Vice President, Secretary/Treasurer and Grievance Chairperson.
The Nominations/Election Committee announces that the following members will serve as delegates for HPAE Local 5629 at this year’s HPAE State Convention.
The Nominations/Election Committee announces that there are (3) local officer position that are up for this special election this year. It is the President, Co-Vice President and Grievance Chairperson.
The American Arbitration Association will be conducting our Ratification vote. The emailing of voting instructions and Personal Identification Numbers (“PINs”) will take place on Thursday, October 8th, 2020 at 6:00 A.M.
Please fill out the form below to sign-up for the General Membership Meeting on Tuesday, September 15 at 12:30pm & 7pm.
Today was the first day of negotiations between management and the union. Of course, due to the COVID pandemic, these meetings are being held virtually using zoom.
Please fill out this form to sign-up for the General Membership Meeting this Saturday, June 18 at 1pm.
The Nominations/Election Committee announces that there is one (1) local officer position that are up for this special election this year.
All members of Local 5629 should have received a mailing from the American Arbitration Association (AAA) to vote for a new Local Co-Vice President. Included in the mailing should be a ballot, a secret ballot envelope and a business return
The Nominations/Election Committee announces that there is one (1) local officer position that are up for this special election this year. It is Co-Vice President. The job description and duties of this officer can be found in the local’s constitution
On Saturday, November 9, nineteen (19) local officers, union reps and activists came together for a day of training and conversation.
The Local 5629 Nomination and Election Committee has completed Local 5629 Officer Elections. The American Arbitration Association, a national recognized neutral organization, mailed and counted all the ballots.
Ballots for Local 5629 Officer Elections are being mailed out. The election is being conducted and overseen by the American Arbitration Association. Any voters with missing or damaged ballots will be directed to request replacements by calling our Duplicate Hotline
All 6 positions on the LEB are up for election for a new 2-year term of office. All members in good standing are eligible to be nominated and run for one of the positions.
February 5, 2019 at 6pm, Sussex Unity Church, 25 Mudcut Road Lafayette
Celebrate the New Year with a Membership Meeting!
Local 5629 Nomination and Election Committee has been advised that a number of members did not receive ballots to vote in the 2018 Special Election. To assure that all eligible members have the opportunity to vote, the Committee has
The Nominations/Election Committee announces that there are two (2) local officer positions that are up for this special election this year.
The nomination and elections for HPAE Convention delegates has concluded.
Taken from NorthJersey.com, November 27, 2017 RINGWOOD — A 150-room substance abuse treatment center is on course to open next year at a former convent overlooking Ringwood State Park. The property known as Mount St. Francis was the home of the Franciscan Sisters of Ringwood
Local officers from HPAE Local 5030/Palisades Medical Center and Local 5629/Sunrise House attended the 2017 AFT Collective Bargaining Conference, which was held in Chicago on October 27 and 28.
There are two events this month for members: a membership meeting on October 17 and a Haloween social event on October 28.
HPAE Local 5629, which represents the staff at Sunrise House in Lafayette, NJ, is HPAE's newest local, but it has one of the best union bulletin boards in New Jersey.
We're holding a Labor Day barbecue on Saturday, Sept. 2, 12 Noon to 5 pm, at the Lafayette Pond Park (across from the Firehouse).
HPAE President Ann Twomey gave the oath of office to the newly-elected of officers of HPAE's newest local union last Thursday prior to the first meeting of Local 5629's Executive Board.
At a meeting on Thursday, July 20, Local 5629 members unanimously approved the local's new constitution and by-laws and elected new officers.
Local 5629 members will be discussing and voting tomorrow on the local's constitution and by-laws. Local members will also be nominating candidates for the six local officer positions.
Local 5629 members at Sunrise House, who recently ratified a first contract settlement, are now at work with a strong contract which provides for significant wage increases, strong health and safety language, staffing improvements, and rights to fair treatment.
Sunrise House workers overwhelmingly ratified their first contract yesterday at a meeting in Lafayette, NJ.
Addicted to Profits: Workers Locked Out at New Jersey Drug Treatment Facility One hundred ten addiction treatment beds are empty, and 120 employees without a paycheck, after for-profit American Addiction Centers locked workers out of its Lafayette, New Jersey, facility.
We made progress today in the negotiations, but management still refuses to budge on the issues that are vital for our ability to provide the best care possible for our patients.
As addiction treatment workers continue to be locked out by one of the nation’s largest for-profit addiction treatment corporations, American Addiction Centers (AAC), Randi Weingarten, President of the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) and Phil Murphy, Candidate for NJ Governor
Local 5629 member Roland Harris has been taking photos while we've been on the picket line due to AAC's illegal lockout.
In a sign of growing support for their contract fight, AFT President Randi Weingarten and a leading candidate for NJ Governor Phil Murphy joined Local 5629 members at Sunrise House today to show their support for the workers.
On Tuesday, May 30th, AFT President Randi Weingarten and Phil Murphy, Candidate for New Jersey Governor, will join nurses and health professionals illegally locked out by American Addiction Centers (AAC).
HPAE Local 5629 members at Sunrise House, a substance abuse treatment center owned by the for-profit company American Addiction Centers (AAC), have been illegally locked out by management.
One of the nation’s largest for-profit addiction treatment chains, American Addiction Centers (AAC), has illegally locked out workers after failing to reach an agreement for a first contract with nurses and health professionals at Sunrise House in Lafayette, NJ.
We made serious offers to management today on staffing and other issues, but, unfortunately, management did not come to the table today with the intent to actually reach a settlement which addresses our key issues.
After nine months of bargaining a first contract, 120 nurses and addiction treatment workers at Sunrise House are set to begin a three-day Unfair Labor Practice (ULP) strike tomorrow and will hold a kick-off rally on May 24 at Noon.
We have membership meetings today at the Lafayette Firehouse, at 1:30 pm and 5:30 pm. Meanwhile, the Negotiations Committee will be bargaining with management to try to reach a settlement.
Please join us for a rally to support Sunrise House workers on Wednesday, May 24th from 12:00 noon to 1:30 pm at 37 Sunset Inn Rd, Lafayette, New Jersey. Click here to RSVP. One hundred and twenty addiction treatment workers,
Send a message to AAC CEO Michael Cartwright: "Listen to your caregivers on the frontlines of NJ’s opioid and addiction crisis. Negotiate in good faith to fix dangerous conditions that threaten patients and staff at Sunrise House.”
Local 5629 members at Sunrise House, an in-patient addiction treatment center in Lafayette, New Jersey, are preparing for a three day, Unfair Labor Practice (ULP) strike beginning Wednesday, May 24. HPAE represents 120 nurses and addiction treatment workers at Sunrise
As you are aware, on Friday, May 12th, your negotiating committee gave management a 10-day notice that if management did not come to the table and negotiate in good faith, there would be a three-day Unfair Labor Practice (ULP) strike.
AAC is under investigation by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) for failing to bargain in good faith, discriminating against workers, failing to provide a safe work environment and for failing to provide necessary information.
After nine months of bargaining for patient and worker safety at the for-profit owned Sunrise House, addiction treatment workers represented by HPAE have informed administration of their intent to conduct a three day Unfair Labor Practice (ULP) strike at the
With an overwhelming "Yes" vote, HPAE Local 5629 members voted last Friday to authorize our Negotiations Committee to send management a 10 day strike notice, if necessary.
With many of the key issues still unresolved in the ongoing negotiations for a first contract, Local 5629 members at AAC/Sunrise House will be taking a strike authorization vote on Friday, April 28 and Saturday, April 29.
After six months of negotiations with management, we are now entering the phase of bargaining when the most difficult and serious issues are being negotiated.
On behalf of addiction treatment workers at American Addiction Center’s Sunrise House facility in Lafayette, on January 13, 2017 HPAE formally requested that the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) seek a temporary injunction against the employer in order to prevent
After several incidents of violence at Sunrise House, HPAE, the union representing 125 addiction treatment workers at the facility, filed a complaint with the OSHA.
Since the 125 staff members at AAC/Sunrise House voted overwhelmingly in favor of union representation with HPAE on June 29, 2016, management has committed a number of violations of workers' rights under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA).
We've been negotiating with AAC/Sunrise House management for our first union contract since September 21 and have had nine bargaining sessions.
Less than three months after Sunrise House workers overwhelmingly voted for union representation with HPAE, the Sunrise House Union Negotiations Committee met with management at the first bargaining session yesterday. The Union Committee was elected by the membership last month
Employees at Sunrise House in Lafayette, N.J., have voted to join the Health Professionals and Allied Employees (HPAE) union.
Thats all, folks - no more news!
- NJ Department of Laboru2019s Rapid Response Team Presentation
- COBRA and ACA Information
- Layoff Notice from American Addiction Centers, June 15, 2023
- Amended Tentative Agreement, September 30, 2020
- Summary of Tentative Agreement with Sunrise House AAC, September 9
- Memorandum of Agreement between Sunrise House and HPAE, September
- Health Insurance Comparisons - Old to New Plans
- Membership Application
- Local 5629 Officer and Rep List
- Local 5629 Newsletter - Winter 2018 - 2019
- Collective Bargaining Agreement between HPAE and AAC/Sunrise House, October 26, 2020
- Local 5629 Constitution and By-laws
- Did You Know?
- Document a Problem, Connect With Your Local
- NJDOL Division of Unemployment Insurance
- Local 5629 Special Election Nomination Form
- Notice of Special Nominations and Election of HPAE Local 5629 Officers
Upcoming Events for Local 5629
No upcoming events at this time.