UAPD Reaches TA with Alameda County

After a long period of negotation, UAPD has finally reached an agreement with Alameda County.  Click here to see a summary of the agreement.  The UAPD Team is asking members to vote YES to ratify this agreement on or before the deadline of February 12, 2016.   Ballots...

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Friedrichs Case Threatens Unions

Last week the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the Friedrichs case, one of the biggest cases in its history. Those who brought Friedrichs seek to do away with fair share fees in public sector unions, allowing non-members to benefit from contract improvements and...

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Exec Director Al Groh to Retire

As was first announced during October's Triennial Convention, UAPD Executive Director Al Groh is retiring at the end of this year. Al Groh began his career in the labor movement as the Vice President of the Pacific Coast International Organization of Masters Mates and...

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EHR System in CDCR — Meet and Confers Ongoing

UAPD has met several times since the beginning of October with CDCR and CCHCS on the implementation of the Electronic Health Record System (EHRS) in that Department. So far the project has been piloted at the following facilities: Folsom State Prison, Folsom Women's...

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Bargaining Update for LA Physicians

UAPD Bargaining Unit 324 negotiations are slowly moving forward.  Healthcare Reform may be the biggest social and economic development in decades, but the County has had little to say about a comprehensive strategy for recruitment and retention of Bu 324 doctors.  How...

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Raises for LA County Psychiatrists and Dentists

Los Angeles BU 325 Psychiatrists and Dentists have overwhelmingly approved their new agreement, the terms of which are summarized below.  The language will not go into effect until approved by the Board of Supervisors.  The contract makes significant economic...

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