UAPD Updates

Organizing During COVID-19

How do you get a group of workers from a Zoom call to the picket lines? Tap into strong leaders. This fall, months into the COVID pandemic, the physicians and APP at MultiCare Indigo were still fighting for N95 masks while their employer denied that proper PPE was...

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Resources for DVI Doctors

On July 8, 2021, the Union of American Physicians and Dentists (UAPD) met with the California Department of Human Resources (CalHR) regarding the notification of staffing reductions due to the Deuel Vocational Institution (DVI) closure. The UAPD received a list of...

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Gallup hospital shedding nearly 80 jobs; patient counts drop

A Gallup hospital is eliminating nearly 80 jobs as it responds to reduced patient counts following a $14 million loss in 2020. The Gallup Independent reports that other moves include severing 18 contracts with temporary or traveling workers and laying off six local...

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Unsafe COVID-19 Conditions in Pharmacy Corrected

When the COVID-19 crisis hit in March 2020, UAPD members working for LA County found themselves in high-risk situations that their managers were doing little to address. They turned to UAPD representatives to understand the fast-changing situation and for help in...

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