Article 34 - Duration 2021-23 contract

The provisions of this Agreement cancel and take the place of all previous Agreements and shall become effective on the 1st day of October, 2021, subject to the acceptance of the ninety-third (93rd) session of the Legislature or the Joint Subcommittee on Employee Relations and shall remain in full force and effect through the 30th day of June, 2023. 

It shall be automatically renewed from biennium to biennium thereafter unless either party shall notify the other in writing no later than January 1st of odd numbered years that it desires to modify the Agreement. 

This Agreement shall remain in full force and effect during the period of negotiations and until notice of termination of this Agreement is provided to the other party in the manner set forth in the following paragraph. 

In the event that a Successor Agreement has not been agreed upon by an expiration date of this Agreement as provided for in paragraphs 1 or 2 above, either party may terminate this Agreement by the serving of written notice upon the other party not less than ten (10) calendar days prior to the desired termination date which shall not be before the expiration date provided above. 

In witness thereof, the parties hereto have set their hands this 20th day of September, 2021.