American Federation of Teachers NM, Las Cruces Transportation Federation Local 6341, representing Las Cruces Public School bus drivers, and STS of New Mexico on April 13 announced a tentative deal averting a possible strike. With help from FMCS mediator Dennis Teel, the parties completed more than five hours of negotiations and emerged with a tentative agreement. While details of the agreement are unavailable at this time, the parties publicly thanked Commissioner Teel for his efforts. The agreement is subject to a ratification vote.
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