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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

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


Additional information and documents can be found at the CalHR website.

recent news

Bargaining Update for June 23, 2008

The UAPD Bargaining Team met with representatives from the State of California for the third time on Monday, June 23, 2008. The following topics were among those discussed: Continuing Medical Education (CME) -- UAPD proposed that the annual CME funding be increased...

Bargaining To Begin for State of California Doctors

Bargaining for the new State contract is set to begin on June 4, 2008. The second meeting is scheduled for June 18, and both sides will continue to meet every other Wednesday until an agreement is reached. Over the last few months, hundreds of doctors employed by the...

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