Preliminary agreement of February 21, 2014 the initial parole of 5 (5) years before receipt of an administrative application. Will the agreement be distributed before the ratification meetings? This is a meeting where members vote on a negotiated memorandum of understanding between your union bargaining committee and the employer. As a member of the union, you have the democratic opportunity to vote on the provisional agreement. If a Memorandum of Understanding is approved by a majority of the members, it shall be ratified. . . .