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Legal Advocacy

COVID-19 Resources

For more information on the resources listed below, go to www.unioncounsel.net or contact a labor law attorney at Weinberg, Roger, and Rosenfeld at 510-337-1001.  California State Unemployment Insurance  Information on EligibilityBenefits CalculatorFile an...

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Ralph Coleman v. Gavin Newsom

This case deals with five misleading practices CDCR has been implementing and their push for psychiatric staff reductions. Read UAPD’s amicus brief here

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Important Victory in Case against Contractors

Yesterday, UAPD-represented doctors working for Alameda Health Services (AHS) won a significant legal victory in our year-long campaign against contracting out.  While a judge had previously denied UAPD's request for a Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) to...

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Legal Consultation Fund for UAPD Members

Any UAPD member who has received a formal written notice of suspension, termination, or limitation of medical staff privileges can apply to receive up to $1000 per case and per year to pay for legal consultation. The fund will be used to pay for attorneys who have...

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Pensionability of DSS Bonus Money

Back in 2010, UAPD attorneys helped a retired State doctor file a claim with the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) seeking to recalculate his pension payment to reflect the bonuses he had earned while working for the Department of Social...

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DSS Bonus Plan and Pensions

Back in 2010, UAPD attorneys helped a retired State doctor file a claim with Cal-PERS seeking to recalculate his pension payment to reflect the bonuses he had earned while working for the Department of Social Services (DSS).  For years DSS employees had been making...

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