Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Bus, Van Drivers To Vote on Contract.(Metropolitan)

IN BRIEF

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 sometime 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 won't be revealed until after the vote at the request of a mediator working with the two parties, Gutierrez said. …

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