Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Baca Vetoes Union Vote Resolution.(Metro & New Mexico)

Byline: Olivier Uyttebrouck Journal Staff Writer

Council Could Act To Override Decision

Mayor Jim Baca vetoed a resolution Thursday that would direct the city to hold an election allowing about 200 management-level workers to decide whether to unionize.

Councilor Alan Armijo, the resolution's sponsor, predicted City Council will muster the six votes needed to override Baca's veto. The council voted 7-0 on Oct. 16 to approve the measure.

"It seems to me unless there's a good reason for everybody to change their minds that we'll override," Armijo said Thursday.

Councilors will have an opportunity to override the veto on Monday their next regular meeting. …

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