Nurses have always deserved our respect. They also deserve to be protected and supported so our healthcare systems can continue to care for our communities when we are at our most vulnerable.
Creating and Providing Peer to Peer Support After two years of fighting a global pandemic, HPAE and AFT are providing a series of trainings and workshops conducted by the presentation faculty of the Mental Health Association in New Jersey. Many
Listen to Us. It Can Save Lives. HPAE members have begun contract negotiations across New Jersey with an overarching focus on worker and patient safety measures, safe staffing, and infectious disease preparedness. The lessons learned during the COVID pandemic are
COVID-19 Exposure Survey More than 900 members have taken the COVID-19 Exposure Survey. With your help, we hope to get to 1,000. Your answers in the survey will provide valuable information to inform union leadership, elected officials and the public
HPAE Celebrates Nurses Week 2020 HPAE President Debbie White, RN, applauded members like Sharon Heath of Local 5621; Doris Bell of Local 5118; John Bauer of Local 5185; Lorna ‘Mickie’ Miquiabas of Local 5030; Tiffany Busby of Local 5058; Vivian
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