San Mateo 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. Download as PDF.

Human Resources

Additional information and documents may be found on the employer human resources website.

recent news

San Mateo County Announces Closure of Long Term Care Center

San Mateo County has informed UAPD that due to a $31 million dollar budget gap for the next fiscal year, they are not planning to renew their lease at Burlingame Long Term Care Center when it expires in June 2013.  However, they do plan to open 32 additional nursing...

Bargaining Roundup: Counties, Clinics, CSU

In recent years the best strategy for many county bargaining units has been to rollover the current contract rather than negotiate a new one, assuming the employer agrees to do so. While extending a contract generally means no new salary increases, it also means no...

UAPD Wins More Admin Time for San Mateo Doctors

UAPD successfully negotiated a 50% increase in admin time for all San Mateo County-employed physicians.  This time will be exclusively used for doing patient care duties that are not normally scheduled but nonetheless need to be completed by each physician.  Their...

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