3.01 Duration

This Agreement shall be effective from September 1, 2021 and shall remain in force and effect up to August 31, 2025, and from year to year thereafter. Either party may, not less than sixty (60) days nor more than one-hundred and twenty (120) days prior to the termination date hereof, give notice in writing to the other party to terminate this Agreement or to negotiate a revision thereof.

3.02 Previous Provisions

Nothing in this Agreement shall affect any provisions or concessions already in existence which are more favourable to employees than those contained in this Agreement.

3.03 Conflicting Laws

If any provision of this Agreement is found to be contrary to the provisions of any law, now or hereafter enacted, this Agreement will not be abrogated, but it is subject to such amendments as may be necessary to bring it into conformity with the law.

3.04 No Other Agreements

No employee(s) shall be required or permitted to make a written or verbal agreement with the Employer or the Employer's representatives which may conflict with the terms of this Collective Agreement. To facilitate this process, the Union will supply the names of its officers and representatives and, each October, the Employer will supply the Union with a list of deans, department heads and appropriate officers of the Distance Education Unit (DEU).