Friday, June 8, 2007

Duration & Signature Clause, Article XIV MC


Duration And Signature Clause

A. Savings Clause. In the event that any provision of this Agreement shall become void or illegal during the term of this Agreement, such provision shall become inoperative, but all other provisions of this Agreement shall remain in full force and effect for the duration of this Agreement.

B. Printing Agreement. Copies of this Agreement shall be printed at the expense of the Board after agreement with the Association on format within (30) days after the Agreement is signed. The Agreement shall be given to all employees prior to the specified return date for new contracts each year. New employees shall be given a copy of this Master Contract when they receive their individual contract. The Board shall provide the Association with ten (10) full sized (8 1/2 x 11) additional copies.

C. Notices. Whenever any notice is required to be given by either of the parties to this Agreement to the other, pursuant to the provision(s) of this Agreement, either party shall do so by fax or letter at the following designated addresses or at such other address as may be designated by a party in written notification to the other party:

1. If by Association, to Board at:

1600 East South Omaha Bridge Road
Council Bluffs, Iowa 51503

2. If by Board, to Association at:

Tom McLaughlin
Lewis Central Education Association
High School
3504 Harry Langdon Blvd.
Council Bluffs, Iowa 51503

D. Finality and Effect of Agreement.

1. This Agreement supersedes and cancels all previous collective bargaining agreements between the School District and the Association or any employee and constitutes the entire agreement between the parties, and concludes collective bargaining for its term.

2. Past practices shall not constitute part of this Agreement and any subsequent or supplementary agreement must be reduced to writing and executed by both parties to be effective.

3. The parties acknowledge that the understandings and agreements arrived at through collective bargaining are set forth in this Agreement. Therefore, the Board and the Association each voluntarily and unqualifiedly waives any right which might otherwise exist under law to negotiate any matter, and each agrees that the other shall not be obligated to bargain collectively with respect to any subject or matter during the term of this Agreement, except such negotiations as are necessary for succeeding collective bargaining agreements.

E. Duration Period.

1. This Agreement shall be effective as of July 1, 2010 and shall continue in effect until June 30, 2011 except for the following:

a. the salary figures on the teachers' and nurses' salary schedule and the supplemental salary schedules shall be effective as of the first pay period of the 2010-2011 school year and shall continue in effect until the first pay period of the 2011-2012 school year except as modified according to the following formula; and

b. other salary and fringe benefits provisions shall become effective at the first pay period of the 2010-2011 school year and continue in effect until the first pay period of the 2011-2012 school year.

2. This Agreement shall automatically continue in force and effect for equivalent periods, except as articles are reopened for negotiation by either party during future collective bargaining.

F. Signature Clause.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the parties hereto have caused this Agreement to be signed by their respective Presidents, attested by their respective Chief Negotiators, and their signatures placed thereon, all on the 28th day of May, 2010


By_________________________________ By__________________________________
President President

By_________________________________ By__________________________________
Chief Negotiator Chief Negotiator