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Apr 13, 2015, 11:00 ET

UC Student Health Doctors Picket UCLA Today

 Doctors from five UC campuses in Southern California (UCLA, San Diego, Irvine, Riverside, and Santa Barbara) started picketing in front of...

Apr 11, 2015, 09:00 ET

UC Doctors' Southern California Strike Begins Today with Bruin Day Picketing

UCLA Picket Lines (Times and Location) - Saturday, April 11 from 10 am - 1 pm, during the "Bruin Day" event for admitted freshmen and...

Apr 08, 2015, 15:25 ET

UC Student Health Doctors To Start Six Days of Strikes on Thursday

The Union of American Physicians and Dentists (UAPD) has given the University of California Office of the President (UCOP) notice that doctors...

Apr 03, 2015, 09:00 ET

UC Doctors Call Another ULP Strike Starting April 9th

    The Union of American Physicians and Dentists (UAPD) has given the University of California Office of the President (UCOP)...

Jan 27, 2015, 10:30 ET

Doctors Go on Strike Against the University of California

 Doctors at all ten University of California campuses began a one-day strike against UC at 7:30 am on Tuesday morning.  The doctors, who...

Jan 23, 2015, 15:57 ET

Historic UC Doctors' Strike Tuesday 1/27 -- Picket Locations Announced

Doctors at all ten University of California student health centers will hold a one-day unfair labor practice strike on Tuesday, January 27th,...

Jan 16, 2015, 16:35 ET

UC Doctors Call ULP Strike for January 27th

Today the Union of American Physicians and Dentists (UAPD) gave the University of California Office of the President (UCOP) notice that doctors...

Mar 28, 2014, 11:09 ET

UAPD/AFSCME Announces Opposition to MICRA Measure

 The Union of American Physicians and Dentists (AFSCME Local 206) has registered its opposition to a ballot initiative that would raise the cap...

Mar 27, 2014, 13:54 ET

On National Doctors Day, Santa Clara County Doctors Plan Strike

Some doctors in Santa Clara County will spend National Doctors' Day (March 30) organizing for a strike against their employer. In mid-March,...

Nov 21, 2013, 17:29 ET

UAPD Forms New Union for Doctors at the University of California

More Health Care Providers See Unionization as Means for Increasing Voice in the Workplace Today the University of California (UC) formally...

Aug 31, 2013, 14:06 ET

SB 491, the Bill to Expand Nurse Practitioner Practice, Stalls in Committee

The Union of American Physicians and Dentists released the following statement regarding the failure of SB 491 to pass out of the Assembly...

Aug 21, 2013, 14:40 ET

UAPD Member Ronald Lewis, M.D., Named to Medical Board

 Today Governor Jerry Brown announced the appointment of Dr. Ronald Lewis to the California Medical Board.  In addition to the many...

Jun 13, 2013, 10:00 ET

Doctors Criticize Conditions at the Santa Cruz County Health Services Agency

 Doctors working for the Santa Cruz County Health Services Agency (HSA) don't believe that County administrators are doing enough to fill...

Aug 17, 2012, 14:10 ET

Napa State Hospital Workers Celebrate Victory Over Department of State Hospital (DSH) Intransigence

 This week, after nearly two years of protests, the workers who care for mentally ill patients at Napa State Hospital have achieved one of the...

Aug 31, 2011, 18:49 ET

Ventura County Ordered to Bargain with Doctors' Union

Union of American Physicians and Dentists Urges County to Stop Making Baseless Appeals A Public Employee Relations Board (PERB) Administrative...

Aug 24, 2011, 02:11 ET

DMH Doctor, a Member of the Union of American Physicians and Dentists, Makes Statement During "At the Tipping Point- A Blueprint for Change"

The following testimony was given today by Dr. Laura Dardashti, a staff psychiatrist at DMH Metropolitan State Hospital, as part of today's hearing...

Mar 04, 2011, 13:00 ET

Non-Profit Clinic Doctors Vote to Join Union

A group of medical professionals working at the thirteen clinics that make up the Northeast Valley Health Corporation (NEVHC) voted last week to...

May 19, 2010, 09:00 ET

UC Regents to Discuss Proposed Role in Prison Health Care

UAPD President to Present Flaws in Sweeping Plan The following was released today by the Union of American Physicians and Dentists: What: The...

May 17, 2010, 09:00 ET

UC Regents to Discuss Proposed Role in Prison Health Care

UAPD President to Present Flaws in Sweeping Plan The following was released today by the Union of American Physicians and Dentists: What: The...

Mar 25, 2010, 20:36 ET

Doctors Speak Out at UC Regents Meeting

This morning Dr. Stuart Bussey, President of the Union of American Physicians and Dentists (UAPD), and Attorney Andrew Kahn (Davis, Cowell &...