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Posted on December 11, 2017
This month’s eVoice newsletter featured an article on the continuing attacks on the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Also in this issue, St. Francis registered nurses and Beverly registered nurses are at the bargaining table, all Kaiser UNAC/UHCP members are gearing up for negotiations next year, and highlights from our community service program.
Posted on October 23, 2017
While the repeal efforts aimed at the Affordable Care Act are over for now, efforts to destabilize the landmark health care law are ongoing. We need to stay focused on the attacks on health care that threaten access to care.
Posted on October 10, 2017
California Gov. Jerry Brown has signed SB 17 into law. Senate Bill 17 requires drug makers to explain price hikes. UNAC/UHCP strongly supported the landmark drug pricing transparency bill as it made its way through the California legislative process.
Posted on October 7, 2017
On Saturday, October 7, our SPNN and Balboa affiliates participated in La Mesa’s 12th Annual Park Appreciation Day at MacArthur Park.
Posted on October 1, 2017
Join us in celebrating our members whose professions are recognized during the month. Click on the links below to find out more. National Midwifery Week: October 1-7, 2017 American Pharmacist Month: October 2017 Physical Therapy Month: October 2017 Physician Assistant Week: October 6-12, 2017 National Case Management Week: October 8-14, 2017
Posted on September 30, 2017
The scholarship program for children of full dues-paying AFSCME members, including UNAC/UHCP members, will award 10 scholarships of $2,000.
Posted on September 26, 2017
UNAC/UHCP opposed the Graham-Cassidy bill because it would have resulted in a loss of health care access for tens of millions of Americans. Patients and those who care for them deserve better. We hope that leaders in the Senate can now get back to finding ways to stabilize the Affordable Care Act.
Posted on September 25, 2017
The San Diego County Department of Public Health has mandated that all health care workers in the county who have not had a flu vaccination wear a mask in order to protect themselves, patients, visitors, and co-workers. The use of a mask if you are not vaccinated is a not a choice – it is […]
Posted on September 22, 2017
As we near the close of the budget reconciliation timeline where Senate Republicans may attempt again to vote on an Affordable Care Act repeal bill, all eyes have turned to the Graham-Cassidy bill, the last ditch effort to find 50 votes for repeal. UNAC/UHCP President Denise Duncan, RN, shared her thoughts on the latest repeal […]
Posted on September 22, 2017
The Graham-Cassidy bill is yet another incredibly shortsighted health care bill. Patients and those who care for them deserve better.