UAPD Updates

Update on the Friedrichs Case

Courtesy of AFSCME Works When the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association earlier this year, hundreds of workers assembled outside the court to demand an end to the attacks against working families.  That’s because...

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Wage Adjustments for Alameda Health Service Docs

The market wage adjustments and retro pay to last June 2015 will appear on Friday's paycheck!  All Ambulatory docs will receive a 4% increase to base wages, and all full-time and part-time psychiatrists will receive a 10% wage increase retroactive to June 21, 2015. ...

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Progress Made on Pension Overcharge Issue in BU 16

Last year Union members alerted UAPD that the State has been deducting too much for the employee pension contribution for some State of California BU 16 doctors (who joined CalPERS after January 1, 2013 and are thus subject to a cap on pensionable salary).  You can...

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UAPD Reaches TA with Alameda County

After a long period of negotation, UAPD has finally reached an agreement with Alameda County.  Click here to see a summary of the agreement.  The UAPD Team is asking members to vote YES to ratify this agreement on or before the deadline of February 12, 2016.   Ballots...

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Friedrichs Case Threatens Unions

Last week the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the Friedrichs case, one of the biggest cases in its history. Those who brought Friedrichs seek to do away with fair share fees in public sector unions, allowing non-members to benefit from contract improvements and...

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Exec Director Al Groh to Retire

As was first announced during October's Triennial Convention, UAPD Executive Director Al Groh is retiring at the end of this year. Al Groh began his career in the labor movement as the Vice President of the Pacific Coast International Organization of Masters Mates and...

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