President’s Message:

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Our next Zoom General Membership Meeting is November 18th!

Thank you to everyone who attended our August 19th Zoom General Membership Meeting. If you did not receive the email, robo-call or text message reminders about the meeting, please contact the JNESO office to update your contact information: (732) 745-2776 or vpacheco@jneso.org

Below is a list of items that JNESO continues to address with SMMC management on your behalf:

Current Grievances:
> Continuing Violation of Floating of the Day Shift-Causing Double or Multiple bumps of floated staff
> Continuing Violation of Floating of the Night Shift-Causing Double or Multiple bumps of floated staff
> Not Supplying Shuttle Services

Resolved Grievances:
> Member was denied vacation time (result: vacation time granted)
> Schedule for Part-Time and Per Diem Employees was not posted in the OR (result: schedule posted)

If you have information regarding any of the above grievances, please contact Labor Reps. Meredith Larson or Victoria Pacheco.

Arbitration:
> Termination of 2 members (Settlement pending for one individual)
> Non Payment of Certification Pay for Technical Members
> Continuity of Medical Care
> Deferred Negotiation Items-Interest Arbitration
> Non-Bargaining Unit Member doing Bargaining Unit Work-PICC/IR

Unfair Labor Practices (ULPs):
> Management Unilaterally Changed the Terms and Conditions and Refusal to allow to go through the grievance procedure
> Not Bargaining in Good Faith (Deferred Negotiations Items)
> Implementation of Discriminatory Pandemic Pay without Bargaining
> Management Doing Bargaining Unit Work-Request For Information Denied (PICC/IR)
> Request for Information of Personal Protect Equipment (PPE) not provided

If you have information regarding incidents of floating, being denied a security escort since the shuttle has not been running or additional information on continuity of medical coverage that may have been denied, please contact Labor Reps. Meredith Larson or Victoria Pacheco.

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Meet Your Officers

Elfrieda Johnson

President

Josephine Punla

Vice President

Shanta Carter

RN Unit Treasurer

Esther Bediones

Secretary

Perlita Dungca

RN Unit Chief Steward

Brenda Wolf

Tech Unit Treasurer

(vacant)

Tech Unit Chief Steward

Contact Your Local 

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ELFRIEDA JOHNSON

LOCAL PRESIDENT

ADDRESS
268 Martin Luther King Blvd
Newark, New Jersey 07102

CONTACT
(973) 877-5157

OTHER INFORMATION
Tech Unit

    JOSEPHINE PUNLA

    LOCAL VICE PRESIDENT

    ADDRESS
    268 Martin Luther King Blvd
    Newark, New Jersey 07102

    CONTACT
    (973) 877-5092

    OTHER INFORMATION
    RN-MICU-NIGHTS

      ESTHER BEDIONES

      RN UNIT TREASURER

      ADDRESS
      268 Martin Luther King Blvd
      Newark, New Jersey 07102

      OTHER INFORMATION
      RN

        SHANTA CARTER

        SECRETARY

        ADDRESS
        268 Martin Luther King Blvd
        Newark, New Jersey 07102

         

          PERLITA DUNGCA

          RN UNIT CHIEF STEWARD

          ADDRESS
          268 Martin Luther King Blvd
          Newark, New Jersey 07102

          CONTACT
          732-494-8927

            BRENDA WOLF

            TECH UNIT TREASURER

            ADDRESS
            268 Martin Luther King Blvd
            Newark, New Jersey 07102

            CONTACT
            (973) 877-5290

            OTHER INFORMATION
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              JANE MERTRUD

              TECH UNIT CHIEF STEWARD

              ADDRESS
              268 Martin Luther King Blvd
              Newark, New Jersey 07102

              CONTACT
              (973) 877-5154

              OTHER INFORMATION
              Tech

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                Important Forms

                Acute Care/Long Term Care Short Staffing Assignment Despite Objection Form

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                SMMC Continuing Education Form

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                USDOL FMLA Form
                 

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                NJ Mandatory Overtime Form
                 

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                NJ Earned Sick Leave Law

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                Meredith Larson

                Labor Rep

                Phone/Ext:
                (800) 292-0542 Ext x115
                Email:
                mlarson@jneso.org

                 
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