The Union is represented in its dealings with the Company by the Business Agent of the Hanford Guards Union, or their designee, subject to the bylaws of that organization and the Company is represented by the Director of Labor Relations or the Company President, or their designee, of MSA LLC.

It is understood and agreed that the incumbents of the aforesaid positions have authority on behalf of the Union and the Company respectively, to modify this Agreement, to enter into arrangements to carry out and effectuate this Agreement and otherwise to bargain collectively and that no agreements, arrangements or understandings will be binding upon the parties hereto unless executed in writing by such authorized representatives of the Company and the Union.