With­in the lim­its pro­vid­ed by the laws ofIll­i­nois, the Coun­ty rec­og­nizes the Team­sters Union as the exclu­sive bar­gain­ing rep­re­sen­ta­tive for the employ­ees cov­ered by this Agreement.

It shall be a con­di­tion of employ­ment that all employ­ees who are employed with­in the rec­og­nized bar­gain­ing unit shall become mem­bers of the Union or shall con­tribute his or her fair share for rep­re­sen­ta­tion with­in thir­ty (30) days of the effec­tive date of this Agree­ment, or with­in thir­ty (30) days upon being hired, whichev­er is later.