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Martín V. Domínguez who has been the Labor Relations Program Manager/Group Leader at Los Alamos National Laboratory since Dec. 1, 2008, retired late last month.
He has been responsible for negotiating and administering 14 collective bargaining agreements with more than a dozen building and construction trade unions; facilitating labor arbitrations, grievance mediations, and responding to Federal and State agencies on employment and labor relations claims.
Prior to joining LANL, Domínguez was employed with four separate site support services contractors to LANL. With each organization Domínguez was responsible for negotiating and administering 15 collective bargaining agreements with the same dozen building and construction trade unions; facilitating labor arbitrations, grievance mediations, and responding to Federal and State agencies on employment and labor relations claims. He has negotiated 120 union contracts throughout his tenure at LANL.
Prior to working at LANL, Domínguez worked for McDonnell Douglas Helicopter Company in Mesa, Arizona.
Domínguez has achievement and distinguished contributions to the business community.
In 1985, Domínguez received the National Labor Relations Board General Counsel’s Certificate of Commendation for High Quality Performance and in 1994 Domínguez was named Outstanding Las Vegan by the Las Vegas, New Mexico Hispano Chamber of Commerce.
Additionally, in 2001 he was inducted into the International Who’s Who of Professionals for having demonstrated exemplary achievement and distinguished contributions to the business community.
Domínguez earned his bachelor of arts degree from the New Mexico Highlands University in 1979, having majored in political science and history. He served in the U.S. Army from July 1971-July 1974, when he was discharged as a sergeant.
While in the Army, Domínguez was a Recon Scout, and was also in charge of his Company’s education programs.
Domínguez grew up in Las Vegas and graduated from West Las Vegas High School in 1971.
Domínguez along with his wife Corrine Domínguez have three children, Jessica, Victoria (husband Jorge), Martín II (wife Carolyn) and three grandchildren, Antonio, Anastacia, and Natalyia.
Domínguez plans to continue to reside in Las Vegas and spend time with his family and do consulting and mediation work in the labor/employment arena.