As used in this Agreement and except as otherwise clearly required by its context:
“Agreement” means this Agreement and each appendix, schedule, amendment or supplement thereto;
. “Employee” or “LPN” means an Employee covered by Article One.
This Agreement and its component provisions are subordinate to any present or future laws and regulations. If any federal or New York law or regulation or the final decision of any Federal or New York Court or administrative agency affects any provision of this Agreement, each such provision will be deemed amended to the extent necessary to comply with such law, regulation or decision, but otherwise this Agreement will not be affected.
This Agreement may be amended or supplemented only by further written agreement between the parties.