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Sacramento County

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

Additional information about your healthcare, retirement, and other benefits.

recent news

UAPD’s First Employee Celebrates 50 Years with the Union

UAPD’s First Employee Celebrates 50 Years with the Union

On January 8, 1973, the Union of American Physicians and Dentists hired our first employee, Gloria Duarte, as Union secretary. She quickly became the Office Manager several years later and has held that position ever since. She oversees administrative clerical duties...

A Letter from the UAPD President

A Letter from the UAPD President

Dear Members, I hope you had a great holiday season. 2022 was a good year for our union despite a declining economy. We had very good results at our bargaining tables and fought for our members' rights with our legal and legislative teams. We continue the fight for...

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