Ingalls workers vote in favor of new labor contract

PASCAGOULA, MS (WLOX) – Ingalls union members voted in favor of a contract extension by “an overwhelming majority” Tuesday. Union representatives had to count the votes by hand, but when it was all done, they said the yes votes won by a landslide….

…The deal negotiated between Ingalls leadership of the five unions includes cost of living wage increases in 2019, 2020, and 2021, along with one-time lump sum payments of $2,500 in December 2017 and March 2018.