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California Counties

COVID-Crisis PPE Emergency

On May 1, 2020, a panicked primary care physician in an LA County clinic wrote to supervision, “I will not be able to see the COVID suspect patients in the cafeteria. I do not have proper PPE [Personal Protective Equipment]. We need to reuse our jump suit…We have to...

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UAPD Stops Clinic from Eliminating COVID Exposure Protections

One afternoon in late March 2020, pharmacists working at a Los Angeles County outpatient center were abruptly informed that to keep patients from entering the building, pharmacy operations would be moved into small tents outdoors the next day, eliminating the glass...

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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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Solano County Board of Supervisors Adopts UAPD Contract

We are happy to report that on Tuesday, January 28th, the Solano County Board of Supervisors voted to adopt the new UAPD tentative agreement. With the approval of the new MOU, new salaries will go into effect starting early next month. Physical booklets of the new...

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Solano UAPD Membership Ratifies New Agreement

With 92% voting in favor of the new contract, UAPD's Solano Bargaining Team is pleased to announce the ratification of the tentative agreement reached with the County last week. The collective bargaining agreement will now go to the Board of Supervisors for...

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Newest San Mateo UAPD Contract is Available

The updated Memorandum of Understanding for the County of San Mateo is now online and available in PDF format. SMEP members with mailing addresses on file shall also receive a physical copy of the MOU as a booklet from UAPD in the upcoming weeks. If you are unsure...

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