Another Non-Profit Clinic Unionizes with UAPD

Providers at the To Help Everyone (T.H.E.) Health and Wellness Center in Los Angeles voted unanimously to unionize with UAPD in October.  Soon T.H.E. providers will begin discussing their bargaining priorities and entering into negotiations for a first contract with...

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UC Tries to Delay Unionization

In mid-July, UAPD staff members, attorneys, and President Dr. Stuart Bussey had two informal settlement conferences with UC representatives and the Public Employment Relations Board (PERB) to determine how membership in the new doctor's union will be defined. ...

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Parameters for Union Membership in Dispute

UAPD staff members, attorneys, and President Dr. Stuart Bussey met with University of California (UC) representatives at the Oakland office of the Public Employment Relations Board (PERB) on Wednesday.  PERB had called an informal settlement conference for both...

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Trial Lawyers Launch Campaign to Remove MICRA Caps

Consumer Attorneys of California, representing trial lawyers, paid $6,635 to install the billboard. It is part of a coalition committed to spending $1 million in pushing to eliminate the $250,000 cap, said Eric Bailey, spokesman for trial lawyers... Lisa Maas,...

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UAPD Stands Up to Kaiser Rate Increases

The regular meeting of the San Francisco Health Service System (HSS) Board turned contentious as City employees and residents demanded that Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc. (Kaiser) offer HSS a rate reduction for the 2014 coverage year.  HSS staff offered a...

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