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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

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

Human Resources

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

recent news

Santa Clara County Mediation Set for June 4, 2014

On June 4, 2014, UAPD and Santa Clara County will submit to mandatory mediation under the county ordinances. A mediator, assigned by the State Mediation and Conciliation Services, will work with both sides to try to reach agreement for a successor MOU.  A major issue...

UAPD Demands That Santa Clara County Cease and Desist

On February 12th, UAPD represented physicians were ordered to provide night, weekend, and holiday coverage at EPS, BAP, and Custody Services without prior notice to the Union.  UAPD immediately sent the following communication from our attorney to County counsel...

Santa Clara County Bargaining Update

Yesterday, UAPD met with the County to continue negotiations over a successor Memorandum of Understanding (MOU).  In typical form, the County has shown little interest in quickly reaching an agreement with the Union.  So far, the County has proposed a one year...

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