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Your Contract

Also known as a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), this sets your salary, benefits, and many working conditions. Download as PDF.

Membership Application

Membership is what gives our union power. You must submit an application to be a member of UAPD.

Employee Benefits

Unionized workers in Los Angeles County work together to negotiate the best benefits package for all.  Download as PDF.

Voluntary Benefits

UAPD members have an opportunity to purchase long and short term disability coverage and other types of plans at an affordable rate. Sign up to speak to a benefits counselor.

Send Letter to Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors

For the past two years in negotiations, the county has not addressed our concerns. It’s time to escalate.

Physician Recruitment

The Union of American Physicians and Dentists is working with the Los Angeles County Department of Health Services to recruit more doctors into vacant positions at county facilities.  Watch the videos below and share them with friends, family, and on social media to help us keep county facilities fully staffed.


recent news

Barger Brings Back Focus on Hiring, Retaining L.A. County Clinical Staff

Barger Brings Back Focus on Hiring, Retaining L.A. County Clinical Staff

Approved motion gives 30 day deadline for completed impact report evaluating incentives, including benefits Los Angeles, CA — “Providing the County’s most fundamental services rests on having quality medical, dental, psychiatric, and mental health professionals,”...

Commemorating May Day

Commemorating May Day

Today, May 1, we celebrate May Day around the world as a day commemorating the struggles of labor and the working class. On May 3, 1886, several unionists were injured or killed by police during a strike at Chicago’s McCormick Harvesting Machine Company. They were...

Legislative Advocacy

Every year UAPD sponsors and endorses state legislature bills that are beneficial to working doctors and those they care for.

Legal Expertise

UAPD stewards and staff get advice and support from experienced labor attorneys.

Know Your Rights

Union members have the right to union representation at any meeting with management that they reasonably believe may lead to discipline. These are called Weingarten Rights.

You can save thousands of dollars on products and services by taking advantage of discounts provided to union members by Union Plus and AFSCME Advantage.

As the year progressed, our members demanded to have a stronger voice in health decisions affecting their patients, especially concerning public health decisions.

– UAPD President Stuart Bussey, MD, JD

With greater strength and diversity comes an opportunity and responsibility to comment upon health issues that affect our members, their patients, and the public in general.

– UAPD President Stuart A. Bussey, MD, JD

Traditional physician interactions are being altered in this 21st-century pandemic.

– UAPD President Stuart A. Bussey, MD, JD