Here are the points of the proposed contract extentions that union employees will vote on Dec. 1. Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding – Gulf Coast provided this information that also ran in the company’s Nov. 24 newsletter:
The Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding-Gulf Coast leadership team has met with the Pascagoula Metal Trades Council (PMTC) and its affiliates, New Orleans Metal Trades Council (NOMTC) and its affiliates, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW), International Associations of Machinist and Aerospace Workers (IAM), the Office and Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU), and the United Federation of Special Police and Security Officers (UFSPSO) Unions to develop a proposal for a two-year extension to the current Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA). All of the unions endorse this proposal.
Details of the proposal are as follows:
The proposal extends the current contract to March 11, 2012.
First increase: January 4, 2010 = 55¢
Second increase March 8, 2011 = 55¢
This proposal provides for an early wage increase on January 4, 2010. As in previous contracts, classifications below Journeyman will receive proportionate increases.