Friday, May 1, 2015

Union OKs agreement

MILTON, Fla. -- Union members of local 2777 of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) who work at Naval Air Station Whiting Field ratified a three-year agreement with L-3 Vertex Aerospace. The agreement includes a three percent general wage increase for each year of the contract, increases employer pension contributions and raises safety standards. L-3 Vertex Aerospace in May 2014 was awarded a modified $55 million logistics and maintenance support contract for TH-57 aircraft at Whiting Field. (Source: IAM, 04/30/15)