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Labor Relations

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

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 to form a bus driver's union was made by Albuquerque Educational Assistants Association Local 4129, AFT New Mexico, American Federation of Teachers, and the AFL-CIO.

Contracts and Reporting Dates


Educational Assistants

Secretaries & Clerical staff

Maintenance & Operations Staff

Police Officers

Food Services staff

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 by email at

Educational Administrators and Support Personnel Association (EASPA)

  • All APS employees in the Management Staff Exempt (MSN/E), Professional Support Exempt (PSN/E), Computer Support Exempt (CSN/E) and Administrative Executive Support (ESN) 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 submitted to:
  • The membership form will be forwarded to the Payroll Department to start the deduction of $3.33 per paycheck for 24 pay periods.

There is no binding document. A written request to Payroll or to the EASPA treasurer is all that is necessary to stop the dues payment to disenroll from the organization.