Article XXVI: Effect of Agreement

Section 1 – Complete Understanding

The Association and the District acknowledge that during the negotiations that resulted in this Agreement, each had the unlimited right and opportunity to make demands and proposals with respect to any subject or matter not removed by law from the area of collective bargaining, and that the understandings and agreements arrived at by the Parties after the exercise of that right and opportunity are set forth in this Agreement. Therefore, the District and the Association, for the duration of this Agreement, each voluntarily and unqualifiedly waives the right, and each agrees that the other shall not be obligated, to bargain collectively with respect to any subject or matter whether referred to or not in this Agreement, even though such subjects or matters may not have been within the knowledge or contemplation of either or both of the Parties at the time they negotiated or signed this Agreement.

Section 2 – School-Site Council

The specific provisions of this Agreement shall prevail over any policy or decision of a school-site council.

Section 3 – Contract Waivers

Specific provisions of this Agreement may be waived by written agreement of the Association and the District. Contract waivers shall not be deemed as a precedent, and shall not, under any circumstances, be used as a basis for extending the same consideration to other unit members.