New Jersey hospital union, new operators strike labor deal

The union representing nurses and other healthcare professionals at Paramus, N.J.-based Bergen New Bridge Medical Center has reached a contract with the hospital's new operators, according to northjersey.com.

The agreement is between the Health Professionals and Allied Employees and Care Plus Bergen, a nonprofit partnership that has operated Bergen New Bridge since Oct. 1, 2017.

It includes salary increases of 10 percent to 11 percent over the three-year contract, as well as increases in tuition reimbursement, other education incentives and less restrictive guidelines for sick leave, Bridget Devane, a union spokesperson, told northjersey.com.  

The contract  expires May 31, 2022.

More information is available here.

 

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