City of Albuquerque
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File #: O-20-25   
Type: Ordinance Status: Failed
File created: 6/15/2020 In control: City Council
Final action: 6/29/2020
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: Establishing The Public Health Emergency Premium Pay Ordinance; Setting Premium Pay Amounts For Large Essential Employees; Establishing Procedures For Implementation And Enforcement (Benton, Sena)
Attachments: 1. O-25, 2. O-25 Proposed Floor Amendment.pdf
CITY of ALBUQUERQUE
TWENTY FOURTH COUNCIL



COUNCIL BILL NO. O-20-25 ENACTMENT NO. ________________________

SPONSORED BY: Isaac Benton & Lan Sena


ORDINANCE
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Establishing The Public Health Emergency Premium Pay Ordinance; Setting Premium Pay Amounts For Large Essential Employees; Establishing Procedures For Implementation And Enforcement (Benton, Sena)
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BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL, THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF ALBUQUERQUE:
SECTION 1. A new Article, Article 20, is hereby added to Chapter 13 "Businesses and Occupations" of the Revised Ordinances of Albuquerque as follows:
"[? 13-20-1. SHORT TITLE. This ordinance may be cited as "The Public Health Emergency Premium Pay Ordinance."
?13-20-2. DEFINITIONS.
ESSENTIAL WORK. Any work that is performed by an employee for an employer prior to the expiration of all COVID-19 public health orders; is not performed while teleworking from the employee's residence; involves regular in-person interactions with patients, the public, or co-employees or regular physical handling of items that were handled by or are to be handled by patients, the public, or co-employees; and is in the areas of emergency response, health sector, child or family care, early education, grocery stores, food production or processing, sanitation, transportation providers, security, media services, hardware stores, laundromats, utilities, funeral homes and cemeteries, financial services, shipping, restaurants, delivery, provision of care to individuals in their homes or a residential facility, social services work, public health work, work performed in a warehouse, or any other work deemed to be essential by COVID-19 public health orders. ESSENTIAL WORK does not include work covered by a collective bargaining agreement if such agreement provides equal or more generous benefits or covered by a program created pursuant to an emergency order issued by the State of New Mexico or a federal la...

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