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NM Court of Appeals Schedules January 26, 10 AM Hearing

January 13, 2015 - Jen Laws

New Mexico Court of Appeals

The New Mexico Court of Appeals has scheduled a hearing at the Pamela B. Minzner Law Center on Monday, January 26, 2015. The oral argument is open to the public and begins at 10:00 A.M.

A three-judge panel will preside: Judge Michael E. Vigil, Judge Linda M. Vanzi (’95), and Judge Timothy L. Garcia (’84)

Following are the details of the case:

No. 33,151

MARIO ALDERETE, DONALD MEDINA, JESSE SERNA, GEORGE ALLEN WYLTER, JERONIMO RIVERA, GILBERT KOZLOWSKI, RICHARD BARROS, JOSEPH TAFOYA, ANGELO GALLEGOS, AND MIKE FARIAS, Plaintiffs-Appellants

and

SAM BEATTY, Plaintiff-Appellant, represented by Donald Gilpin

vs.

(consolidated with Nos. 33,380 and 33,714)

CITY OF ALBUQUERQUE, Defendant-Appellee

and

AMERICAN FEDERATION OF STATE, COUNTY AND MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES 3022, Defendant, represented by David Tourek, Rebecca E. Wardlaw, Samantha M. Hults, Stevie D. Nichols, Melissa M. Kountz, Marie Legrand, Kellie J. Garcia Miller, Stephen Curtice

Plaintiffs-Appellants assert that the City of Albuquerque breached its contractual obligations to them by not following the City Personnel Rules and Regulations when it hired or promoted other M14 supervisors in the Solid Waste Department with the same title, position and duties as Plaintiffs-Appellants at a higher rate of pay than Plaintiffs. Plaintiffs-Appellants request review of the District Court’s decision that the Personnel Rules and Regulations did not create a contract with Plaintiffs-Appellants and that the Plaintiffs-Appellants have not suffered harm.

No. 33,151

No. 33,380

No. 33,714

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