New Mexico high court considers appeal on back pay, raises

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Posted: Thursday, May 16, 2013 10:27 am | Updated: 11:13 am, Thu May 16, 2013.

ALBUQUERQUE — The New Mexico Supreme Court is considering whether thousands of state workers covered by union contracts are owed back pay and raises totaling millions of dollars.

The state high court on Wednesday heard arguments on an appeal by the administration of Gov. Susana Martinez.

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  • Jane legal Posts: 26

    Seems that you should be blaming Bill Richardson for your predicament. He bamboozled the whole lot of you and then he used the money that was automatically pilfered from your checks via AFSCME and used it for his own gain.

  • seaheather posted at 6:31 pm on Thu, May 16, 2013.

    seaheather Posts: 1

    The State of New Mexico workers have not had a raise in over 5 years and have gone through furloughs as well as increase in our benefit premiums, retirement, and also the federal govt. taxes. The Governor and her administration thinks that it is okay to continue to make the State workers sacrifice more, oh but wait she granted us a 1% pay raise, that is a slap in the face to us State workers. Governor Martinez do you not know that the price of gas and groceries is steadily rising, how do you expect us to make a living. You just want a balanced budget so it will make you look good well here's some news for you it is us who can take you out of office. I vote No Confidence for your removal.


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