WHEREAS the public interest requires high standards of performance and continual development and implementation of modern and progressive work practices to facilitate improved performance and effectiveness; and
WHEREAS the well-being of employees and efficient administration of the Library are benefitted by providing employees an opportunity to participate in the formulation and implementation of personnel policies and practices affecting the conditions of their employment; and
WHEREAS the participation of employees is improved through the maintenance of constructive and cooperative relations between labor organizations and management officials;
THEREFORE this Agreement is entered into for the benefit of the Library and its bargaining unit employees.
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