It is the purpose of these Memorandums of Agreement to promote harmonious relations,
cooperation, and understanding between the Authority and the employees covered by
these Agreements; to clarify Authority standards and guidelines and provisions (which
deal with all personnel and employment matters), thereby providing an orderly, peaceful,
and equitable means of resolving any misunderstanding or differences that may arise
under these Agreements; and to set forth the entire understanding of the parties
reached as a result of good faith meeting and conferring regarding the wages, hours,
and other terms and conditions of employment of the employees covered by these Agreements.