This Agreement is entered by the County of Union, a body politic, by its duly constituted County Board and the Sheriff of Union County, hereinafter referred to as the “Employer,” and the Fraternal Order of Police, Union County Peace Officers, Lodge No. 201, and the Illinois F.O.P. Labor Council, hereinafter referred to as the “Union”.
The purpose of this Agreement is to provide an orderly collective bargaining relationship between the Employer and the Lodge representing the officers in the bargaining unit, and to make clear the basic terms upon which such relationship depends. It is the intent of both the Employer and the Union to work together to provide and maintain satisfactory terms and conditions of employment, and to prevent as well as to adjust misunderstandings and grievances relating to employees wages, hours and working conditions.
In consideration of mutual promises, covenants and agreements contained herein, the parties hereto, by their duly authorized representative and/or agents, do mutually covenant and agree as follows: