MLK Day Activities As we celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr., we remember his commitment to labor rights and quality healthcare for all people- amongst his many other fights. Throughout the weekend and on MLK Day, we are
On Wednesday, January 30th at 6:00 pm, a coalition of concerned citizens will be hosting a community meeting to discuss the University Hospital Monitor’s report and the future of University Hospital.
On Thursday, December 13, 2018, Registered Nurses with the Health Professionals and Allied Employees (HPAE), at Jersey Shore University Medical Center (JSUMC) and Southern Ocean Medical Center (SOMC), ratified new 22-month contracts with Hackensack-Meridian Health.
Rutgers President, Robert Barchi has refused to provide protections for nurses and healthcare professionals at Rutgers that have asked for but not received any guarantees about the future of their jobs affected by this affiliation.
Monday, March 26th both equal pay and earned sick leave legislation passed the Senate and Assembly by overwhelming margins. HPAE and our allies have fought for years to get these bills into law to protect workers and bring fairness to
December 21, 2017 HPAE has submitted to Governor-elect Murphy's healthcare transition committee a list of healthcare priority action items for the new administration.
December 14, 2017 HPAE Local 5097 members at The Harborage, which is now affiliated with Hackensack Meridian Health, delivered a petition to management calling for patient safety standards through increased staffing throughout the nursing home.
December 7, 2017 Knowledge is Power! Local 5058’s New Nurse Caucus held two well-attended “Know Your Rights” workshops this Monday.
November 30, 2017 HPAE President Ann Twomey was asked by Governor-Elect Murphy to serve on his Health Transition Team. To assist Ann in presenting our union's key issues, we are asking HPAE members to fill out a brief
November 16, 2017 A proposed "tax reform" bill introduced by Republicans in the U.S. Senate provides corporations with permanent tax reductions, which will be paid by cuts to healthcare programs and the elimination of some current tax deductions, including