University of California (UC)

Meet President Saunders at Tang Center

AFSCME President Lee Saunders traveled around the Bay Area talking to union members about their jobs. President Saunders met with University of California Student Health Doctors, UAPD President Stuart A. Bussey, M.D., and UAPD staff at the International House on the...

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UC Doctors Win Historic First Contract

After 16 months of negotiations that included 53 bargaining sessions and two strikes, doctors at the UC Student Health Centers settled their first contract with the University of California in June.  Doctors ratified the agreement on July 20th.  While it was a long...

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UC Doctors Strike Again

Beginning April 9th and lasting until April 14th, UAPD doctors were on strike against the University of California to protest unfair labor practices committed during the year-long bargaining for a first contract.  In addition to picketing the student health centers in...

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UAPD Calls More Strikes Against UC

On April 2nd, UAPD gave the University of California Office of the President (UCOP) formal notice that we will hold an Unfair Labor Practice (ULP) strike in Southern California as well as Northern California.  On the Southern California campuses (Los Angeles, San...

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Press Coverage of UAPD Strike Against UC

Dozens of newspapers sent reporters and photographers to cover the story.  Here is some of the coverage so far: UT San Diego - Doctor Strike Shows Union Push    U-T San Diego Reuters San Francisco Chronicle Press Enterprise (Riverside) East Bay Express OC Register San...

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Doctors Demand Respect on the Picket Line

The historic UC doctor strike was a resounding success.  Student health doctors and their supporters made a strong showing all across the state, and the media turned out in force to cover the story.   Doctors at all campuses did an excellent job explaining...

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