Legal Advocacy

Legal Consultation Fund: A Resource for UAPD Members

Starting January 1, 2010, 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 $500 per case and per year to pay for legal consultation. The fund will be used to pay...

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Update on UAPD Furlough Lawsuit

Furloughs of State Employees in Agencies Funded by Federal and Special Funds:  UAPD attorneys recently finished up appellate briefs and await oral argument in the Court of Appeals regarding the Governors’ appeal of the lower court ruling in the union’s favor regarding...

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Furlough Fight Continues

In late May, the state Supreme Court granted Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger’s request to hear one of the appeals he filed in response to a series of decisions made earlier this year; specifically the Supreme Court will review a Superior Court judge’s decision...

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Third Furlough Lawsuit Victory for UAPD

Alameda Superior Court Judge Frank Roesch has again sided with UAPD, this morning (March 24) issuing a tentative ruling that orders the State to allow all workers paid from special funds to return to their regular work schedules next month. In its original motion,...

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Second Furlough Lawsuit Victory

On Thursday February 25th, Judge Frank Roesch ruled in favor of UAPD in our case requesting back pay for furloughed state workers who are paid from sources other than the State's general fund. Judge Roesch delivered the same ruling in multiple cases filed by several...

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