Code of Ordinances

Of Union County, Illinois.

11-4-C-23 No Strike/No Lockout

ection 1.  No Strike Commitment.  During the duration of this Agreement, neither the Union nor any employee shall call, instigate, authorize, participate in, sanction, encourage or ratify any strike, work stoppage, slow-down or similar activities by any employee or group of employees or any concerted interference with, in whole or in part, the full faithful and proper performance of the duties of employment with the Employer.  Neither theUnion nor any officer shall refuse to cross any picket line by whomever established.

Section 2.  Disavowal by Union.  In the event any action prohibited by Section 1 above, theUnion shall immediately disavow such action and request the employees to return to work and shall use its best efforts to achieve a prompt resumption of normal operations.  Upon complying with the requirements of this Section, neither theUnion nor its officers or agents shall be liable for any damages resulting directly or indirectly from activity prohibited by Section 1.

Section 3.  Employer Right to Discipline.  Any employee who violates the provisions of Section 1 of this Article shall be subject to disciplinary action up to and including discharge and any action taken by the employer against any employee who participates in action prohibited by Section 1 above shall not be considered a violation 
of this Agreement and shall not be subject to the provisions of the Grievance Procedures herein except that the issue of whether an employee in fact participated in a prohibited action may be subject to the grievance and arbitration procedures herein.

Section 4.  If any employee or employee organization fails to comply with any order of the Court issued pursuant to this Section, the employer may institute judicial proceedings to enforce the order of the court.

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