Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

City Employees Petition for Union.(Metropolitan)

IN BRIEF

A delegation of city employees Tuesday delivered to Mayor Jim Baca hundreds of cards signed by employees who want to form a new local union, organizers announced.

Amanda Vesey lead organizer for the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Council 18 said the new local would be among the largest in New Mexico, with more than 1,000 employees.

The union would cover a variety of "white collar" employees, including some corrections officers, building inspectors and transit supervisors, Vesey said. …

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