Legal Advocacy

Lawsuit: Complaint against El-Sabbawi

UAPD filed a California Medical Board complaint against Dr. Mohammed El-Saabawi, the court appointed monitor for five DMH hospitals. Dr. El-Saabawi, whose California Medical License expired in February, appears to be practicing medicine without a license in the DHM...

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UAPD Part of Massive Challenge to Governor’s Furlough Plan

UAPD is part of a coalition of unions that is challenging the governor's furlough plan in court. The hearing date for the union-sponsored cases has been set for Jan. 29. Union attorneys will argue that the governor lacks the power to arbitrarily cut state worker...

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Lawsuit: San Joaquin County Pension

UAPD continues to work on resolving a lawsuit challenging the County’s refusal to include its doctors in its normal retirement system. While a conceptual settlement was reached, UAPD attorneys are now negotiating details with Retirement Board counsel.

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