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May 14, 2019, 13:54 ET Unionized Physicians and Advanced Providers Win Back their Time and Money!

The earth has finally moved for doctors in Washington. The Union of American Physicians and Dentists (UAPD) demonstrated its power to affect positive ...


Aug 01, 2018, 15:59 ET More Doctors and Advanced Providers Unionize in Washington State

We would like to congratulate the physicians and advanced practice providers at Multicare's Indigo Urgent Care centers who voted Monday to join the...


Sep 26, 2017, 15:41 ET Birnbaum + Doctors + Nurses = Single Payer Press Conference

The following is being released by Union of American Physicians and Dentists: EVENT: Los Angeles Press Conference in Support of State Assembly 51...


Apr 19, 2017, 15:44 ET MultiCare Urgent Care Providers Vote "Yes" To Form Union

This week providers at MultiCare Legacy Urgent Care Centers voted by an overwhelming margin to join UAPD. By a 43-7 vote, Legacy providers sent a...


Nov 03, 2016, 03:27 ET UAPD Claims State Has Done Little To Fix Doctor Shortage at Prisons

On Tuesday the State's Office of the Inspector General issued a report that gave Salinas Valley State Prison (SVSP) a failing grade for the medical...


Oct 19, 2016, 04:16 ET Doctor Union in Washington State Will Be a First

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) is expected to certify the results of a union election on Thursday, October 20th, creating a new union for...


Jul 13, 2016, 03:42 ET Psychiatrists Denounce Department Chair Over Wasteful Contract

By a vote of 38 to 2, psychiatrists at John George Psychiatric Hospital demanded that the Chair of the Department of Psychiatry, Joe Walker, M.D., be ...


Mar 11, 2016, 06:52 ET LA County Coroners Agree with Dr. Fajardo that Department is Severely Understaffed, says Union of American Physicians and Dentists

Los Angeles County coroners were disappointed to hear of the resignation of medical examiner-coroner Mark Fajardo, agreeing with his assessment that...


Oct 06, 2015, 08:00 ET Doctors Address Santa Clara County Supervisors

Doctors employed by Santa Clara County will speak out during the 9 am open comment period of today's Board of Supervisors meeting. The doctors are...


Sep 18, 2015, 07:39 ET Santa Clara Doctors Oppose Plan to Contract Out Care for Mentally Ill Inmates

The alleged murder of Michael Tyree by guards in the Santa Clara County Main Jail made clear how vulnerable mentally ill inmates are, and that...


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 UCLA's...


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 families. Monday, ...


Apr 08, 2015, 03:25 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) notice that doctors...


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 are employed...


Jan 23, 2015, 03:57 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, 04:35 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 on...


Mar 27, 2014, 01:54 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, doctors...


Nov 21, 2013, 05:29 ET UAPD Forms New Union for Doctors at the University of California

Today the University of California (UC) formally recognized the Union of American Physicians and Dentists (UAPD) as the exclusive bargaining...


Aug 31, 2013, 02:06 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, 02:40 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 distinctions listed ...


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 vacancies in ...


Aug 17, 2012, 02:10 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 primary ...


Aug 31, 2011, 06:49 ET Ventura County Ordered to Bargain with Doctors' Union

A Public Employee Relations Board (PERB) Administrative Law Judge issued a strong ruling against Ventura County last week, in favor of the county...