University of California (UC)

UC Bargaining Begins in January

Under the Higher Education Employer-Employee Relations Act (HEERA), universities and unions are required to post their initial bargaining subjects and hold meetings where members of the public can comment. Those public notice meetings will take place January 8 and...

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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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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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