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Labor Relations and Negotiated Agreements

Labor Relations is responsible for bargaining and administering negotiated agreements with the district’s labor unions, for representing the district at grievance hearings and arbitrations, and for determining school calendars.

Contact Information

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 25704 Albuquerque, NM 87125-0704

Physical Address:
6400 Uptown Blvd. NE Suite 200 East Albuquerque 87110 Map

Phone: (505) 889-4861

Full staff listing

Notice of Request to Form a Bus Drivers' Union

Request made by Albuquerque Educational Assistants Association Local 4129, AFT New Mexico, American Federation of Teachers, AFL-CIO

Contracts and Reporting Dates

Additional forms can be found on the APS Intranet


Covered by the ATF union agreement

Educational Assistants

Covered by the AEAA union agreement

Secretaries & Clerical staff

Covered by the ASCA union agreement

Maintenance & Operations staff

Covered by the Communication Workers of America (CWA) M&O union agreement

Police Officers

Covered by the Educational Police Officers Association union agreement

Food Services staff

Covered by the Communication Workers of America (CWA) Food Services Unit union agreement

Other staff

Staff not covered by a negotiated agreement may be covered by one of the following Meet & Confer groups:

Albuquerque Public Schools Principals' Association (APSPA)

Principals and Assistant Principals are eligible for membership. For more information, contact Executive Director Andrea Trybus at

Educational Administrators and Support Personnel Association (EASPA)

All APS employees in the MSE, PSE, and CSE payroll groups are eligible for membership. All requests for membership are accepted.  A payroll deduction to cover dues is required, and the Application for EASPA Membership must be completed, signed, and turned in. The form will be forwarded to the Payroll department to start the deduction.

There is no “binding document”.  A request in writing to Payroll is all that is necessary to stop the dues payment – and disenroll from the organization.

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