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Don’t
be
fooled

What you need to know about the
Healthy Workforce Ordinance
ballot measure:

It’s really not about
sick leave.

It’s about controlling businesses.

It’s about boosting unions.

It’s about tying the hands of
elected officials.

Employees could easily abuse this
ordinance to tie an employer up in
costly court proceedings, making
it more difficult to let employees
go.

This ballot measure provides a
direct financial benefit to big
labor: “shall not apply to workers
covered under collective
bargaining.”

The ballot language contains an
audacious line at its conclusion
that attempts to tie the hands of
future leaders of Albuquerque.

It says, “This chapter may be
amended, but … not in a manner
that lessens the substantive
requirements or its scope of
coverage.”

This measure piles more
regulations on businesses and
unfairly empowers both trial
attorneys and unions, all under
the pretense of paid sick leave.

Don’t be fooled!
 
Early voting starts
September 13th.

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