A union is criticizing the San Miguel County Commission for hiring a firm to deal with employees who want to organize.
The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees has been talking with workers about forming a union. So far, jailers and sheriff’s deputies have expressed an interest, officials say.
Enrique Mejia, a union organizer, said he has found 90 percent support among jailers and deputies. As such, he said it would be a waste of money for all concerned to have an election.
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