Alameda Doctors Unsatisfied with County Offer

Alameda County currently has over a 50% vacancy rate among Physician llls and is spending $190 per hour on locum tenens to provide some coverage.  Last fiscal year alone, the County spent $1.55 million dollars on locum coverage.  To explain the vacancy rate, the UAPD...

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Solano County Agreement Ratified

Solano County doctors have ratified a new MOU that covers the period from September 29, 2015 to September 23, 2017.  The Agreement starts with an immediate 5% increase, then adds other economic gains. Salary Increases 2.5% cost of living increase for all BU 11...

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Santa Barbara Doctors At Table

Santa Barbara doctors have just begun bargaining for a new contract.  The current contract expires on November 22nd of this year.   The UAPD Bargaining Team consists of three doctors who represent both the Public Health and Mental Health Departments.  In addition to...

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State Must Fix CalPERS Contribution Error

Some UAPD members who are subject to the Public Employees' Pension Reform Act (PEPRA) notified the Union that the CalPERS employee contributions that are being deducted from their paychecks are too high.  It is quite likely that this problem affects more than the...

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NEVHC Providers Stand Up for Colleague

UAPD members at NEVHC delivered 10 pages of petitions to the Chief Medical Officer & CEO.  The petitions, signed by NEVHC providers & staff, protested the unjust termination of a veteran NEVHC provider with 25 years of loyal service to the community.  This is...

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LA County Agrees to Revamp Pharmacy Test

Deparment of Health Services managers in Los Angeles County issued a memo saying that the 2015 pharmacist competence assessment has been temporarily suspended while DHS works to improve the process for next year.  This is great news, and a fitting reward for all the...

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