GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETINGS
Monday, December 10th
(7:30 AM, 12:00 Noon & 7:30 PM)
Hampton Inn: 320 Route 73, Voorhees, NJ
New contracts were distributed at the September 5th Membership Meetings and a copy was mailed to your home. PTO DENIALS: Managers have 14 days to approve or deny your PTO request, ARTICLE 47 of your Contract (page 110) IF YOUR PTO IS DENIED, CONTACT A LOCAL OFFICER IMMEDIATELY! Being a Charge Nurse is voluntary. You must notify a manager in advance, in writing, if you choose to not take charge. If a manager forces you to take charge, call the JNESO office immediately! (732) 745-2776. JNESO has become aware that some RNs are working out of their Scope of Practice/Pathways/Job Description: Beware! This can jeopardize your job and license. Our STAFFING WORK GROUP is up and running, our members are: Heather Davis, Voorhees ER, Heather Florian, Marlton 3N, Michael Smith, Voorhees 5th floor, and Debra Andrews, Voorhees ICU. If you encounter staffing issues, please contact one of the Staffing Work Group members.
There was a substantial change to language in your new contract regarding calling-out two weeks before/after a holiday. This is a distinct change from the previous contract. Please note the below contract language:
ARTICLE 22 HOLIDAYS (page 47)
22.10: If an employee calls out when assigned and/or expected to work pursuant to this Article, the employee may be scheduled for either of the next two (2) holidays listed above at management’s discretion. If an employee calls out on the last scheduled workday within 4 days before or after the holiday, or on the holiday, the employee shall not receive PTO for the call out.
REMEMBER TO FILL-OUT A SHORT STAFFING FORM IF YOU FEEL YOU DO NOT HAVE ADEQUATE STAFFING OR ANCILLARY SUPPORT!