Health Professionals and Administration Applaud a New Contract Agreement at Bergen New Bridge Medical Center
(Paramus, NJ) HPAE Local 5091 members recently voted to ratify a new 3-year agreement with Bergen New Bridge Medical Center effective.
This new contract will afford registered nurses and professional staff at Bergen New Bridge Medical Center with greater incentives to pursue advanced degrees and additional certifications, and competitive compensation.
“The positive relationship that has developed between management at Bergen New Bridge Medical Center and the dedicated HPAE Local 5091 leadership team was the driving force behind these successful negotiations. We are proud to have jointly negotiated such a beneficial contract," said Debbie White, HPAE President.
“These negotiations with administration, which began just two months ago, were collaborative from the onset of the process. We were able to negotiate a contract that will benefit our members and, ultimately, our patients, by providing increases and benefits that will help recruit and retain staff,” said Jeff Peck, RN, President of HPAE Local 5091 at Bergen New Bridge.
“This contract reflects a spirit of true partnership, understanding, and mutual respect for the mission and vision of Bergen New Bridge Medical Center and its commitment to retaining and attracting top talent,” said Deborah Visconi, Bergen New Bridge President and CEO. “This agreement demonstrates our mutual focus on access to equitable, quality, and safe care, a message which clearly resonates with the professionals who worked together to secure this contract and who dedicate themselves daily to provide the highest level of inclusive care to our communities,” added Visconi.