California Counties

Santa Cruz Doctors Ratify New Contract

The tentative agreement reached by the UAPD Bargaining Team and Santa Cruz County on October 10, 2013 has been overwhelmingly approved by members.  The contract will go into effect as soon as it is approved by the Santa Cruz Board of Supervisors, who will consider it...

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Solano County Ratifies New Contract

UAPD members from Solano County have voted overwhelmingly in favor of a new two year contract.  The agreement will go into effect pending Board of Supervisor approval.  The agreement includes an immediate 2% pay increase and a second 2% increase on October 1, 2014. ...

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San Francisco Doctors Vote on Health Plan Changes

After the close of 2012 bargaining, it was discovered that the healthcare premium structure which nearly all City unions and the City agreed to would actually drive up the costs of healthcare because it failed to maintain competition between Kaiser and Blue Shield. ...

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UAPD Goes to Factfinding in Santa Cruz County

When a session with a mediator failed to result in an acceptable agreement with Santa Cruz County in July, UAPD filed a request for fact finding with the Public Employment Relations Board (PERB).   Since then, we've created a fact finding panel consisting of one UAPD...

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Come to the Annual Meeting and Free CME

All UAPD members are invited to the 2013 Annual Meeting and Free CME on October 26th in San Francisco.   Not a member?  Join UAPD today. Register for CME and the Annual Meeting here. This year's meeting promises to be both productive and entertaining.  Some highlights...

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In San Francisco, Alternative Health Premium Structure Sought

In the 2012 round of contract negotiations, nearly all City employee unions and the City agreed to move from 100% funding of Employee Only health coverage to having “medically single” employees pay 10% of their premium cost, beginning January 1, 2014. Over the last...

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