UAPD Continues Legal Advocacy for Civil Service Physicians and Dentists

Dr. Stuart Bussey, M.D., J.D., UAPD President; Doug Chiappetta, M.A., UAPD Executive, Director; and Patricia Hernandez, J.D., UAPD Chief Negotiator met with Assembly Speaker Designate, Robert Rivas.

The UAPD discussed the statewide vacancy rates affecting BU16 members. We emphasized the need for competitive salaries for physicians and dentists to pursue careers in public service. Rivas agreed to engage with Governor Gavin Newsom on the matter.