New Jersey Nurses Union, CWA Local 1091
260 South Livingston Ave. Livingston NJ 07039
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Mobilizing for Safer Care in New Jersey

The New Jersey Nurses Union (NJNU), was created by working nurses at Saint Barnabas Medical Center who desired strong representation in all areas of professional concern. Since its inception in 1991, NJNU has proven effective in negotiating their contracts as well as making certain the terms and conditions are upheld. Read More

Maria Refinski, NJNU President

New Jersey Nurses News

  • Membership Meeting SBMC


    Tuesday, October 15, 2019
    7:30 AM – 12N

    Thursday, October 17, 2019

    It’s important that you attend at some point during these
    meeting timeframes.
    Make note of meeting place!!!
    Trinity Covenant Church
    343 East Cedar Street
    Livingston, NJ
    (Make left out of hospital, keep to left on Old Shorts Hills Rd., cross straight over Northfield Ave., and directly after Exxon station make a right into church entrance keep sharp right into parking lot. Meeting will be in Fellowship Hall at furthest building. If no spots in lot you can park in lower lot or along road.)

    SBMC Negotiation Update

    ALL NURSES - Your attendance at this meeting is very important. We have provided multiple meeting times for your convenience. The meetings are rolling within the timeframe. Please come out to meet with your union representatives and Negotiating Team for updates on negotiations.
    This is your union, your contract, your voice!



    Where: RAMADA, 2373 Highway 9, Toms River, NJ

    When: Wednesday, February 20, 2019

    Times: 8am - 10am, 1pm – 3pm

    Agenda: NJNU Updates
    2019 Negotiation preparation/discussion
    Meet your 2019 Negotiation Team
    Open forum

    This is your contract – make your voices heard!!!

    Meetings will begin promptly, and the times will be strictly adhered to.

  • Delegate Assignments



                               DELEGATE UNIT ASSIGNMENTS


    Delegate/Officer                                         SBMC Assignments


    Maria Refinski PACU 7a-8p                                   PACU, ACC HEMO, Hemo


    Frantz Jedonne RDU 6:30a-7:30p                          RDU/ED, 5200, 5300/5700


    Aileen Frattini Radiology 7a-3p                             Radiology, Cancer Center, IVT


    Tracey Morales-Wright 2400 7p-8a                        2300, 2400, CTICU 


    Shannon Gomes 2200 7a-8p                                   2200, 4200, Tele Floats                                                     


    Delphine Anderson PICU 7p-8a                             PICU, 4300


    Wuilda Castro PEDS/ED 7a-8p                              PEDS/ED, ED


    Chrissy Hug 4West 7a-8p                                       4West/6700, MS Floats, 2WONC


    Sandy Weintraub GI/ENDO 7a-3p                          GI/ENDO, SDS


    Diane Porcaro FCC 6:30p-7:30a                               3200, 3300, 3400, 3700, 6100, NICU                                                                              


    Lauren Snyder PACU 8a-9p                                   PACU, 4100/4700


    Chris Sanford CCU 7a-8p                                       CCU/ICU/NSICU


    Lenka Muskova OR 7a-3p                                      OR, L & D


    Mary Szatkowski BICU 6p-7a                               BICU, 2100, 2700


    Miriam Koch-Ramirez BICU 6a-7p                        BICU, Critical Care Floats

    Ali Ponsiglione Tele Float 7a-8p                           Tele floats, 1 West

    Madeline Kincaid M/S Float 7p-8a                        M/S Floats

    Ashley Rivera ED 3p-4a                                        ED


    All per diems and floats on each respective unit, should contact that unit’s delegate for assistance. If you have any questions, issues, or concerns, please contact your delegate. If they are unavailable, please contact ANY Delegate or the NJNU office @ 973-992-6568; fax 973-992-8410.  Website:    

                               DELEGATE UNIT ASSIGNMENTS


    Delegate/Officer                                         MMCSC Assignments


    Magdalin Bruno-Lovgren                            ICU/CCU, OBS, M/S TELE,

    CCU 7p-7a                                                   Outpatient Infusion, Cath Lab,

                                                                         Radiology, Special Procedures


    Barbara Robson ED 11a-11p                       ED/PESS, OR, PACU,     

                                                                         GI/ENDO, SDS, PAT


    Delegate/Officer                                         BHBHC Assignments


    Patricia Caccavale KNE 7a-7p                    Voluntary, STC, Barnabas Unit



  • Safe Patient Care

  • NJspotlight - Staffing Levels

  • Nurses Ralley at Statehouse for Safe Staffing Ratios

  • Staffing Committee Interactive Page

    Dear Members:

    This is a page created for our members to interact about staffing issues on their respective units. Your Staffing Committee will also be posting responses to your staffing report forms that have been addressed. Please utilize this page and let your voices be heard!

    NJNU Staffing Committee

  • Ebola Information

    NJNU Members;

    We have attached Ebola fact sheets for you our members. NJNU has reached out to the facilities it represents to meet and discuss this and safety issues. Please contact NJNU with any concerns you may have also.  We will keep you updated as we find out more information also.