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Your Contract

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

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.

recent news

Dr Ryan Kim Receives 2020 Marcus Service Award

At last month's UAPD Board meeting Ryan Kim, DO, of the CDCR telemedicine department, received the annual Marcus Sanford award for service and leadership. Board member Dr. Kim has been a sparkplug in many activities of UAPD, including being a steward, bargaining the...

An Important Message for All UAPD Members Regarding COVID-19

Covid-19 is causing major changes to the way that we go about our lives and work as health care professionals. Social distancing and telework can be difficult to achieve, depending upon your particular workplace. Here are some general work guidelines for UAPD workers,...

LA County UAPD Members Overwhelmingly Ratify New Contracts!

All three collective bargaining agreements between the Union of American Physicians and Dentists and Los Angeles County were overwhelmingly ratified by 95% "Yes" votes.   Bargaining Unit 301, Pharmacists Bargaining Unit 324, Physicians & Veterinarians...

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