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UAPD Updates

Second Furlough Lawsuit Victory

On Thursday February 25th, Judge Frank Roesch ruled in favor of UAPD in our case requesting back pay for furloughed state workers who are paid from sources other than the State's general fund. Judge Roesch delivered the same ruling in multiple cases filed by several...

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State Bargaining Update for February 20, 2009

On Thursday February 19, 2009 State Legislators passed a budget that the Governor is expected to sign today, bringing to an end more than three months of political deadlock in Sacramento. UAPD has been actively lobbying to remove doctor layoffs from the...

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State Bargaining Update for Feburary 4, 2010

On Thursday, February 4th, the UAPD Bargaining Team was presented with a set of proposals by representatives from the Department of Personnel Administration (DPA). The proposal reflects the drastic cuts that Governor Schwarzenegger called for in his initial budget...

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UAPD Wins Furlough Lawsuit — Schwarzenegger Vows Appeal

On the final day of 2009 Alameda Superior Court Judge Frank Roesch issued rulings in favor of three more public sector unions, including UAPD, which filed lawsuits against Governor Schwarzenegger's furloughs. The rulings serve as an important first step in turning the...

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UAPD Retiree Chapter Chartered, Officers Elected

One highlight of the 2009 Triennial Convention was the chartering of the new UAPD Retiree Chapter. On the day before the convention, a group of retired doctors met to elect officers and adopt a constitution for the new union. They also heard from Steve Regenstrief of...

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New Benefit for Members: Legal Consultation Fund

In their October 1st meeting, the UAPD Board of Directors voted to create a Legal Consultation fund to assist members who are facing discipline at work. The fund goes into effect on January 1, 2010. A UAPD member who has received a formal written notice of suspension,...

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