ARTICLE 45 – DURATION
This Agreement shall become effective on July 1, 2020 and shall remain in full force and effect until 11:59 p.m. on June 30, 2023. This Agreement shall automatically renew itself unless either of the parties requests in writing that negotiations for a successor Agreement commence. Unless the parties agree otherwise, notification of such a request must be submitted by either party at least ninety (90) days prior to the expiration of this Agreement, and as early as June 1, 2022, with an exchange of proposals and actual negotiations to begin within thirty calendar days thereafter. This Agreement shall remain in full force and effect while negotiations for a successor agreement are continuing.