California Counties

LA County Anesthesiologists Win Big Pay Increase

After months of pressure from UAPD, in January 2021 the LA County Chief Executive Officer (CEO) issued a memo authorizing a “Critical Shortage Recruitment Rate” for obstetric, pediatric and cardiothoracic anesthesiologists which moved them to the top step of the pay...

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PERB Rules in Favor of Doctors in Ventura County

A Public Employee Relations Board (PERB) Administrative Law Judge issued a scathing ruling against Ventura County last week, in favor of the doctors there who have been fighting to have UAPD represent their unit. Ventura County had recognized UAPD as the exclusive...

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Ventura County Recognizes UAPD Doctors and Providers

It took 10 years of legal and political maneuvering, but last week Ventura County officials informed UAPD that it will be recognized as the exclusive representative of approximately 119 providers in multiple Ventura county clinics. Bargaining will commence the first...

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