California Counties

ACMC Doctors Opt for Contract Extension

On June 30, 2010, the UAPD Negotiating Committee for Alameda County Medical Center (ACMC) signed a tentative agreement to extend the current physician contract for one year.  The Agreement was ratified by ACMC union members on July 16.  The one year extension will...

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CCSF Ratification Vote

On Tuesday, May 4, 2010, your UAPD Negotiating Committee reached a Tentative Agreement with the City and County of San Francisco regarding the City’s layoff and reorganization plan that would layoff most of our members and rehire them at a reduced work week. Although...

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CCSF Asks UAPD to Accept Furloughs Instead of Layoffs

San Francisco is pushing all unions to make concessions, and most are bringing the City’s latest plan to members for ratification. As a cost saving measure, in early March Mayor Gavin Newsom proposed laying off thousands of City and County of San Francisco (CCSF)...

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Q and A on CCSF Layoff and Furlough Plan

Question:  Why should doctors sacrifice more work hours which would de facto result in decreased billing and decreased productivity for the Department of Public Health? Answer: Sometimes the City seems to remember this and sometimes they don't. For example, despite...

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