Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Drivers Plan Vote On New Contract.

Byline: Journal Staff Reports


Some 350 city bus drivers and van drivers will vote Friday on a new contract agreed to last week by union negotiators and the city.

Robert Gutierrez, chairman of Local 1745 of the United Transportation Union and a member of the negotiating team, said results of the vote should be known Friday afternoon.

"This is a contract I can live with. Most of the areas we're concerned with are resolved. Now, we're going to leave it up to the membership to see if they agree," he said.

Details of the contract will not be revealed until after the vote at the request of a mediator working with the two parties, Gutierrez said. …

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