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California Universities

New UC Union Recognized

Dear Doctors, Today the University of California (UC) formally recognized the Union of American Physicians and Dentists (UAPD) as the exclusive bargaining representative of doctors working in the student health centers.  This marks the successful completion of an...

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UC Unit Membership Clarified

An agreement regarding which student health center physicians and dentists will be represented by UAPD was finally signed on Friday, October 25. After months of stalling, and with a Public Employment Relations Board (PERB) hearing set to begin in less than a week, UC...

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UC Tries to Delay Unionization

In mid-July, UAPD staff members, attorneys, and President Dr. Stuart Bussey had two informal settlement conferences with UC representatives and the Public Employment Relations Board (PERB) to determine how membership in the new doctor's union will be defined. ...

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New BU16 CERBT Deduction Explained

UAPD has received a number of calls from doctors indicating that there is some confusion about a new paycheck deduction for State Bargaining Unit 16 doctors, which is labeled as BU16 CERBT on the paystub. BU16 CERBT is the "Prefunding of Post-Retirement Health...

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New State BU 16 Contract Approved by UAPD Members

UAPD members in State Bargaining Unit 16 voted overwhelmingly in favor of approving the Tentative Agreement reached with the State on August 9, 2013.  95% of the votes were in favor of ratification. Having been ratified by members, the new Memorandum of Understanding...

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Bargaining Update for State BU 16

There have been seven bargaining sessions since May, with the latest one taking place on August 1st.  During those meetings, the UAPD Bargaining Team has given detailed presentations in support of the proposals that the Union has made.  The team has been joined at the...

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