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Ingalls: 4 unions OK 3-year contract extension at Miss shipyard; journeyman raise each year

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PASCAGOULA, Mississippi — Huntington Ingalls Industries says unions have approved a three-year contract extension with Ingalls Shipbuilding division in Pascagoula.

The company says in a news release that the contract includes two 60-cent raises on the journeyman rate, with a 75-percent raise in the third year.

All qualified represented employees on the active payroll will get a $1,250 ratification bonus, payable Dec. 11.

The unions are Pascagoula Metal Trades Council and local chapters of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, United Federation of Special Police and Security Officers and Office and Professional Employees International Union.

Huntington Ingalls Industries designs, builds and manages nuclear- and conventionally powered ships for the Navy and Coast Guard.

The company also has a shipyard in Newport News, Virginia.


Online: http://www.huntingtoningalls.com

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