NM Gov. Nominates Two To Labor And Industrial Commission

                               Roswell, NM (CompNewsNetwork) - Governor Susana Martinez announced today that she made nominations to the two appointed positions on the New Mexico Labor and Industrial Commission. The Governor nominated Mark Shumate, president of Shumate Constructors, Inc., and J. Edward Hollington, a private practice attorney with an extensive background in employment law. Both nominees are from Albuquerque.
 
“In order to bring jobs back to New Mexico, we must make sure that we do not implement burdensome regulations that put us at a competitive disadvantage with neighboring states,” said Governor Martinez. “Under my administration, the Labor and Industrial Commission will be tasked with providing ample protection to New Mexico's workers while promoting an environment that fosters economic growth. I look forward to working with the Commission as we strive to make New Mexico a better place to do business.”
 
Mark Shumate has served as President of Shumate Constructors since 1985. Since 2000, he has served on the Board of Directors of the New Mexico Bid Depository. He has also served on the Board of Directors for the New Mexico Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors since 1998. Shumate holds a B.S. in Construction Engineering from Iowa State University and earned his law degree from the University of Denver.
 
J. Edward Hollington has been a private practice attorney at J. Edward Hollington & Associates since 1980. His practice spans the fields of civil litigation, business and commercial transactions, civil rights and tort claims, employment law, and administrative law. He graduated from Troy State University with a B.S. in History and earned his law degree from the University of Alabama.
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