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Western Council of Engineers (WCE)

2018 - 2019 WCEMemorandum of Understanding:     Article 36: No Strike

Western Council of Engineers

36.1 Full Performance

A material inducement to County's execution of this Agreement is the Council's representation that the employees it represents will loyally and fully perform their respective duties in an efficient manner so as to provide the maximum service to the public.

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36.2 Protected Activities - Council

Accordingly, the Council agrees not to engage in any illegal activities during the term of this Memorandum including, but not limited to, work stoppages, strikes (including sympathy strikes), "slowdowns", "sick-ins", or similar concerted activity against County. This promise by the Council is both a covenant and a condition precedent to the continuing performance by County of any obligation owed by County to the Council or the employees it represents during the term of this Memorandum.

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36.3 Written Assurance

If County is at any time uncertain of the Council's continued performance, it may demand, and Council will provide, written assurance of its continued good faith performance of this Agreement.

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36.4 Prohibited Activities - Employee Liability

Any employees engaging in activity prohibited by this Article may be subject to disciplinary action including discharge.

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36.5 Lock-Out - Prohibited During Term

The County agrees not to lock out employees during the term of this Memorandum.

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