NEWPORT NEWS, Va., March 08, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Global engineering and defense technology provider HII (NYSE:HII) was informed today that United Steelworker members of the Newport News Shipbuilding division of the company voted in favor of a new employment contract. The new contract took effect on Monday and will run until February 7, 2027.
“We have worked diligently with our union partners to reach a fair agreement, and we are pleased that the new contract continues to provide the pay and benefits that our unionized employees have come to expect,” said Susan Jacobs Newport News, vice -President of Human Resources and Administration. “This offering maintains our competitiveness in the naval industry and our flexibility to meet the needs of our Navy customers. I applaud the efforts of everyone involved in bringing about this agreement and am pleased that we have pursued our Navy shipbuilding requirements throughout the process.
Contract details are available at: https://nns.huntingingtonalls.com/laborupdates.
HII is a global engineering and defense technology provider. With a 135-year history of trusted partnerships in advancing America’s national security, HII delivers critical capabilities ranging from the most powerful and resilient warships ever built to unmanned systems, ISR and AI analytics. /ML. HII is the industry leader in mission-driven solutions that support and enable networked strength across all domains. Based in Virginia, HII’s skilled workforce numbers 44,000. For more information visit: