PREAMBLE Sample Clauses

PREAMBLE. The parties agree that this article constitutes the method and procedure for a final and conclusive settlement of any dispute (hereinafter referred to as "the grievance") respecting the interpretation, application, operation or alleged violation of this Collective Agreement, including a question as to whether a matter is arbitrable.
PREAMBLE. The general purpose of this Agreement is to establish and maintain collective bargaining relations between the Hospital and the employees covered by this Agreement; to provide for ongoing means of communication between the Union and the Hospital and the prompt disposition of grievances and the final settlement of disputes and to establish and maintain mutually satisfactory wages, hours of work and other conditions of employment in accordance with the provisions of this Agreement. It is recognized that the employees wish to work efficiently together with the Hospital to secure the best possible care and health protection for patients.
PREAMBLE. This agreement entered into by the School Board of Polk County, Florida, hereinafter referred to as the Employer, and LOCAL 2227, American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees, AFL-CIO hereinafter referred to as the Union, has as its purposes (1) the promotion of harmonious relationships between the Employer and the Union, (2) the establishment of an equitable and peaceful procedure for the resolution of differences, (3) the protection of the public by assuring at all times the orderly and uninterrupted operations and functions of the school system, and (4) the establishment of rates of pay, hours of work and other conditions of employment, WITNESSETH:
PREAMBLE. The Government of the People’s Republic of China (“China”) and the Government of the Republic of Chile (“Chile”), hereinafter referred to as “the Parties”; Committed to strengthening the special bonds of friendship and cooperation between their countries; Sharing the belief that a free trade agreement shall produce mutual benefits to each Party and contribute to the expansion and development of world trade under the multilateral trading system embodied in the Marrakesh Agreement Establishing the World Trade Organization (“the WTO Agreement”); Building on their respective rights and obligations under the WTO Agreement and other multilateral, regional and bilateral instruments of cooperation; Supporting the wider liberalization process in the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) and in particular the efforts of all APEC economies to meet the Bogor goals of free and open trade and the actions subscribed on the Osaka Action Agenda; Recognizing the contribution, guidance and meaningful reference of the APEC Best Practices for Regional Trade Arrangements (RTAs), Free Trade Agreements (FTAs), and other Preferential Arrangements; Resolved to promote reciprocal trade through the establishment of clear and mutually advantageous trade rules and the avoidance of trade barriers; Recognizing that this Agreement should be implemented with a view toward raising the standard of living, creating new job opportunities, and promoting sustainable development in a manner consistent with environmental protection and conservation; and Committed to promoting the public welfare within each of their countries; Have agreed as follows:
PREAMBLE. The Council of Trustees’ Associations (CTA) and the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) agree to establish a joint Central Labour Relations Committee (Committee) to promote and facilitate communication between rounds of bargaining on issues of joint interest.
PREAMBLE. The board of directors of Southwest has adopted, and the board of directors of Xxxxxxx has approved, this Agreement and declared that this Agreement and the transactions contemplated hereby are advisable and in the best interests of the Parties to this Agreement and their respective shareholders. This Agreement provides for the acquisition of Southwest by Xxxxxxx pursuant to the merger of Southwest with and into Xxxxxxx with Xxxxxxx as the surviving corporation. At the effective time of such Merger, the outstanding shares of capital stock of Southwest shall be converted into the right to receive a fixed amount of cash and a fixed number of shares of common stock of Xxxxxxx, subject to the terms and conditions set forth herein. As an inducement for Xxxxxxx to enter into this Agreement, each of the directors of Southwest have simultaneously herewith entered into a Support and Non-Solicitation Agreement (each a “Support Agreement” and collectively, the “Support Agreements”) in connection with the Merger, in the form of Exhibit A hereto. The transactions described in this Agreement are subject to the approvals of the shareholders of Southwest and Xxxxxxx and applicable regulatory authorities and the satisfaction of certain other conditions described in this Agreement. It is the intention of the Parties to this Agreement that the Merger for federal income tax purposes shall qualify as a “reorganization” within the meaning of Section 368(a) of the Internal Revenue Code, and this Agreement is intended to be and is adopted as a “plan of reorganizationfor purposes of Sections 354 and 361 of the Internal Revenue Code. Capitalized terms used in this Agreement and not otherwise defined herein are defined in Section 10.1 of this Agreement.
PREAMBLE. It is the general purpose of this Agreement to promote the mutual interest of the, Employer, the City of Hallandale Beach, herein called “City”, and its employees and to provide for the operation of services provided by the City under methods which will further, to the fullest extent possible, the safety of the employees, economy and efficiency of operation, elimination of waste, realization of maximum quality and quantity of output, cleanliness, protection of property, and avoidance of interruption of services. The parties to this Agreement will cooperate fully to secure the advancement of and achievement of these purposes.
PREAMBLE. The purpose of this Agreement is to secure for the Company, the Union and the employees the full benefits of orderly and legal collective bargaining, and to ensure to the utmost extent possible the safety and physical welfare of the employees, economy of operation, quality and quantity of output, and protection of property. It is recognized by this Agreement to be the duty of the Company and the Union and the employees to co-operate fully, individually and collectively, for the advancement of said conditions. The Company and the Union agree to abide by the terms set out in this Agreement. The Union further agrees that it will at all times instruct its members to act in accordance with the terms contained in this Agreement. The Company agrees, in the exercise of the functions of Management, that the provisions of this Agreement will be carried out. Wherever a masculine reference is used in this Agreement it shall be deemed to include the equivalent feminine reference.
PREAMBLE. 1.1 The parties recognize that the goal of the University is the attainment of the highest possible standards of academic excellence in the pursuit and dissemination of knowledge, to be achieved principally through teaching, scholarship/research and community service. The parties agree to cooperate in the promotion and enhancement of the University and to encourage a climate of freedom, responsibility and mutual respect in the pursuit of these goals. It is the purpose of this collective agreement to xxxxxx and continue the existing harmonious relations within the University community and to provide an amicable means for settling differences which may arise from time to time between the employer and the employees in the bargaining unit.