UAPD Updates

State Bargaining Update for November 20, 2008

Just like you, we keep waiting and waiting and waiting... Negotiations between the UAPD's Bargaining Unit 16 and the State are on hold through the month of December. In the last negotiations meeting, November 20, 2008, the State presented two takeaway proposals...

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State Bargaining Update for October 16, 2008

The 2008 Budget season will surely be remembered as one of the most difficult in California history, and, unfortunately for State employees, it's not over yet. When Governor Schwarzenegger signed the budget into law on September 23rd, the UAPD team looked forward to...

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Lawsuit: San Joaquin County Pension

UAPD continues to work on resolving a lawsuit challenging the County’s refusal to include its doctors in its normal retirement system. While a conceptual settlement was reached, UAPD attorneys are now negotiating details with Retirement Board counsel.

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Los Angeles County Stipend Negotiations Reaching an End

You may have already heard the good news!  Last week the County and UAPD signed off on an historic agreement on how the USC County Physicians’ stipends and benefits will be forthwith handled.  Under the new agreement, all tenured physicians will stay on the County’s...

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Schwarzenegger Vetoes UAPD-Sponsored Safety Retirement Bill

Earlier this year Assembly Member Mervyn Dymally (D-Los Angeles) introduced legislation, sponsored by UAPD, to reclassify physicians working in a Los Angeles County Jail or Los Angeles County Mental Health Facility, after a Board of Supervisors resolution, as "safety...

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State Bargaining Update for September 25, 2008

Our most recent session of bargaining took place on Thursday, September 25. The following topics were covered in the latest session: State Budget Settlement: Governor Schwarzenegger signed the State budget on September 23rd after an 85 day impasse. The long delay had...

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