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California Counties

Los Angeles County Physicians Negotiations Have Begun (BU 324)

Negotiations between the Union of American Physicians and Dentists (UAPD) Bargaining Unit 324 and the County of Los Angeles have begun.  The first bargaining session took place on Thursday, August 6, 2009. In the first meeting, the County gave a presentation on its...

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Details of the Santa Cruz County Tentative Agreement

The UAPD Negotiating Committee has reached a second Tentative Agreement (TA) with the County of Santa Cruz over a successor collective bargaining agreement. This TA also settles the Unfair Labor Practice Charge filed by the Union against the County and contains...

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City and County of San Francisco Members Ratify Contract

Dear Colleague: Senior Representative Patricia Hernandez reports that San Francisco members have overwhelmingly ratified the Tentative Agreement.  Voting on the Agreement closed on May 26, 2009.  The new contract remains in effect until 2011. UAPD members have voted...

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CCSF Bargaining Team Reaches Tentative Agreement

After 5 hours of talks on May 15th, the UAPD Negotiating Team (Senior Representative Patricia Hernandez, Deborah Brown, MD, Roger Wu, MD, Jon Smith, MD, and Derek Kerr, MD) reached a Tentative Agreement with the City.  The Bargaining Team unanimously recommends...

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Los Angeles County Votes YES on Fair Share Fees

With all the ballots counted, Los Angeles physicians voted in favor of instituting Fair Share Fees in their bargaining unit.  Now all physicians, regardless of their membership status, will share—fairly!—the costs of running a union from which all physicians benefit. ...

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