7. The officers and employees of the Communauté urbaine de l’Outaouais and of the municipalities referred to in section 5 shall become, without reduction in salary, officers and employees of the city, and shall retain their seniority and employee benefits and, in particular, continue to be members of the pension plan of which they were members prior to the constitution of the city.
No officer or employee to whom this section applies, other than an officer or employee having entered into employment with the urban community or any of the municipalities after 15 November 2000, may be laid off or dismissed solely by reason of the constitution of the city.
2000, c. 56, Sch. IV, s. 7.