California Universities

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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Parameters for Union Membership in Dispute

UAPD staff members, attorneys, and President Dr. Stuart Bussey met with University of California (UC) representatives at the Oakland office of the Public Employment Relations Board (PERB) on Wednesday.  PERB had called an informal settlement conference for both...

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Moving Closer to Recognition for UC

Attorneys for the University of California (UC) have informed UAPD that in addition to raises, cuts to pension and retiree health plans went into effect for student health center doctors on July 1.   Those cuts consist of a 1.5% increase in the amount employees must...

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Update about UC Campaign

When dealing with an employer like the University of California (UC), establishing a new union inevitably involves a lot of back-and-forth during the union's first days.  Please take a moment to review where we are in this process.    Although UC has placed some...

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UAPD BU 16 Starts Negotiations with the State

On May 22 negotiations for the new Bargaining Unit 16 Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) began between the Union of American Physicians and Dentists (UAPD) and the State of California.  The second meeting took place on June 11. The UAPD Bargaining Team consists of: Ron...

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