California Counties

UAPD Resolves Payroll Errors Plaguing Los Angeles Doctors

As of 5-8-09, UAPD has written confirmation from Los Angeles County Payroll and Personnel Services that it will correct the paychecks of Los Angeles County/UCLA doctors who had not received the January 3% increase negotiated by UAPD last year.  Those affected will see...

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Lawsuit: San Joaquin County Pension

UAPD continues to work on resolving a lawsuit challenging the County’s refusal to include its doctors in its normal retirement system. While a conceptual settlement was reached, UAPD attorneys are now negotiating details with Retirement Board counsel.

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Los Angeles County Stipend Negotiations Reaching an End

You may have already heard the good news!  Last week the County and UAPD signed off on an historic agreement on how the USC County Physicians’ stipends and benefits will be forthwith handled.  Under the new agreement, all tenured physicians will stay on the County’s...

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Schwarzenegger Vetoes UAPD-Sponsored Safety Retirement Bill

Earlier this year Assembly Member Mervyn Dymally (D-Los Angeles) introduced legislation, sponsored by UAPD, to reclassify physicians working in a Los Angeles County Jail or Los Angeles County Mental Health Facility, after a Board of Supervisors resolution, as "safety...

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Fair Share Campaign Update

As of Monday, September 22, UAPD has kicked off our BU 324 fair share campaign.  We are asking members who haven’t done so already to sign and return a card or petition to express their support for holding an election on the fair share issue – call the UAPD office at...

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UAPD and LA County Officials Meet over Stipend Issue

On Monday, August 4th, the Union of American Physicians and Dentists (UAPD) and LA County officials met for the third time to negotiate over the salaries of LA County doctors who are paid in part through University stipends.  Article 7, Section 2, Subsection “A”, of...

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