Article IV: Association Rights

The University hereby agrees that all employees of the University in this bargaining unit shall have the right to organize freely, join, and support the Association for the purpose of engaging in collective bargaining. There shall be no discrimination by the University because of membership in the Association, or because of activities on behalf of the Association, nor shall any attempt be made to discourage membership in the Association.

The University shall not aid, promote, or finance any other group or organization that purports to engage in collective bargaining on behalf of employees in the bargaining unit covered by this Agreement.