Newport News shipbuilders to consider labor contract
- October 27, 2008
Shipbuilders will vote Wednesday on a proposed labor contract with Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding, according to The Virginian-Pilot.
The contract includes a 16.4 percent salary increase, provides personal and sick days, and increases monthly pension payments to retirees. The contract does include an increase in health insurance premiums and shipbuilders can be transferred to other shipyards by the company. (The Virginian-Pilot)