Employee Handbook Disclaimer for Unionized Employees Covered by a Collective Bargaining Agreement

This Standard Clause provides sample language to disclaim intent by an employer to unilaterally supplant or amend employment terms or conditions that are set out in a union collective bargaining agreement (CBA) in violation of Section 8(a)(5) of the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA). This clause can be incorporated into an employee handbook that is applicable to unionized employees. This Standard Clause has an integrated drafting note with important explanations and drafting tips. For a similar disclaimer to be incorporated into an individual employment policy, see Standard Clause, Employment Policy Disclaimer for Unionized Employees Covered Under a Collective Bargaining Agreement.

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