NM Court of Appeals Schedules July 19 Hearing

NM Court of AppealsThe New Mexico Court of Appeals has scheduled a hearing at the Pamela B. Minzner Law Center on Friday, July 19, 2013. The oral argument is open to the public and begins at 10:00 a.m.

A three-judge panel will preside: Judge Cynthia A. Fry (’81), Judge Timothy L. Garcia (’84), Judge J. Miles Hanisee.

Following are the details of the case:

AMERICAN FEDERATION OF STATE, COUNTY AND MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES, COUNCIL 18, AFL-CIO, LOCAL 3022, 2962 and 624, Petitioners-Appellants, represented by Shane C. Youtz, Stephen Curtice

vs.

ALBUQUERQUE BERNALILLO COUNTY WATER UTILITY AUTHORITY, Respondent-Appellee, represented by Nann M. Winter

Appellants state that the trial court erred when it ruled that the Water Authority’s Labor Management Relations Ordinance (LMRO) is entitled to grandfather status under the Public Employees’ Bargaining Act; the trial court erred when it ruled that the “impasse procedure” in the Water Authority’s LMRO does not violate the Public Employees’ Bargaining Act; and the trial court erred when it ruled that the matter was subject to dismissal under the doctrine of mootness.

For more information, contact Nora Gonzales at 505-841-4618.

June 27, 2013