Santa Cruz County

Santa Cruz Doctors Warn Community about Short-Staffing

Doctors working for the Santa Cruz County Health Services Agency (HSA) don't believe that County administrators are doing enough to fill vacancies in their unit, particularly in the Child Mental Health and Adult Mental Health Services.  As a result of the County's...

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Negotiations in Santa Cruz County

While the budget remains tight, Santa Cruz county received an extra influx of money last year from doctors voluntarily contributing their electronic health record incentive moneys.  UAPD believes part of that money should be directed towards the doctors’ next...

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TA Reached in Santa Cruz

On February 14th, the UAPD Bargaining Team signed a Tentative Agreement in Santa Cruz County.  Some gains were made and concessions were held to a minimum, which includes protecting the existing retiree health benefit for all bargaining unit members and retirees.  All...

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Santa Clara Doctors Vote to Authorize Strike

Santa Clara County doctors represented by the Union of American Physicians and Dentists (UAPD) have voted overwhelmingly in favor of a strike against Santa Clara County, and the UAPD Board of Directors has put its full support behind that strike. UAPD is also moving...

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Santa Cruz County Bargaining Update

Though Santa Cruz County representatives made no specific proposals during their single bargaining session with UAPD in May, and  none during the most recent meeting on September 6th, the County's team presented information that strongly suggested that they would seek...

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