University of Minnesota
Office of Human Resources

Article 1 Purpose of Agreement

This AGREEMENT is entered into as of the 18th day of November, 2013, between the Regents of the University of Minnesota, hereinafter called the “employer,” and the Minnesota Teamsters Public and Law Enforcement Employees Union, Local No. 320, hereinafter called the “union.” It is the intent and purpose of this agreement to:

1.1 Assure sound and mutually beneficial working and economic relationships between the parties hereto;

1.2 Establish procedures for the resolution of disputes concerning agreement’s interpretation and/or application; and

1.3 Place in written form the parties’ complete agreement upon terms and conditions of employment for the duration of this agreement.

The employer and the union through this agreement shall continue their dedication to the highest quality of public service to the University of Minnesota. Both parties recognize this agreement as a pledge of this dedication.

The parties further recognize that this agreement is not intended to modify any of the discretionary authority vested in the Regents of the University of Minnesota by Statutes of the State of Minnesota.

The parties agree that this contract shall supersede the University of Minnesota Civil Service Rules.