GENERAL LEGAL PRINCIPLES; CONTRACT ENFORCEMENT/ INTERPRETATION – General Principles of Contract Interpretation
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1404.03000 – General Principles of Contract Interpretation
* * * OVERRULED IN PART ON OTHER GROUNDS by Santa Clara Valley Water District (2013) PERB Decision No. 2349-M. * * *
An arbitration clause in a grievance process does not continue in effect after the expiration of the contract except for disputes that: (1) involve facts and occurrences that arose before expiration; (2) involve post-expiration conduct that infringes on rights accrued or vested under the agreement; or (3) under normal principles of contract interpretation, survive the expiration of the agreement.