Retired UNAC/UHCP members are eligible to join the Retiree Chapter at the rate of $25 per year. The committee is currently engaged in a number of projects, from recruiting more members to the Retiree Chapter, to answering the committee phone in the San Dimas office. In the future, members will have the opportunity to attend education conferences and special events. For more information, please call 909-618-0657.
Committee member Brenda Jordan, RN, says, “UNAC/UHCP does not end when you retire. It is a new beginning.”
Retiree Chapter News
A Safer Workplace for California Health Care Workers Begins April 1
Posted on March 31, 2017
Following years of advocacy work, UNAC/UHCP registered nurses and health care professionals will finally see their efforts come to fruition with the implementation of new workplace violence prevention regulations on April 1.
ACA Repeal Bill Pulled from US House Ahead of Vote
Posted on March 24, 2017
UNAC/UHCP applauds the withdrawal of the Affordable Care Act repeal legislation in the US House of Representatives on March 24. We remain vigilant should lawmakers decide to introduce another repeal bill in the future which would cost millions of Americans their health care.
UNAC/UHCP Members Got on the Bus to Protect Patients and Community
Posted on March 17, 2017
Busloads of health care professionals delivered petitions to local Congressmen in Riverside County and San Diego County on March 17, calling on them to protect and improve Americans’ access to quality, affordable health care, not weaken it.
Get on the Bus to Protect Health Care
Posted on March 6, 2017
SIGN UP NOW: We’re going to load buses full of UNAC/UHCP members to visit local Congress members whose votes on health care will impact us all.
UNAC/UHCP Visits Congresswoman Walters
Posted on March 3, 2017
On March 3, a delegation of UNAC/UHCP members visited the office of Orange County Congresswoman Mimi Walters to deliver a petition expressing our concerns and calling on her to protect access to quality, affordable health care for our patients and loved ones.
February Member Newsletter
Posted on February 27, 2017
The February 2017 member newsletter features stories on our new UNAC/UHCP Secretary, the future of health care, the hard fought victory for patient care at Sharp, community service updates, and other articles of note to UNAC/UHCP members.
Thank You from House of Ruth Families
Posted on February 13, 2017
With the help of UNAC/UHCP members’ generous donations, House of Ruth provided holiday gifts and food for 462 women and children victimized by domestic violence. Read the inspirational thank you notes sent on behalf of families served by House of Ruth.
What Happens to Health Care Now?
Posted on February 6, 2017
Efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act are moving forward quickly, with no solid plan for replacement in sight. Repeal of ACA without adequate replacement is quite literally a matter of life and death for our patients and some of our family members and friends.
Elizabeth Hawkins, RN, Elected UNAC/UHCP Secretary
Posted on January 9, 2017
We are pleased to announce that Elizabeth “Liz” Hawkins, RN, has been elected the new UNAC/UHCP Secretary! Liz has been an RN for 32 years and a proud member of UNAC/UHCP for 27 years now.
Holiday Delivery for Families Affected by Domestic Violence
Posted on December 20, 2016
UNAC/UHCP made a special holiday delivery to House of Ruth on December 20. Thank you to all who participated in this year’s drive! This was a tremendous outpouring of support for families in need.