Information Regarding Remote Work Arrangements

Published July 18, 2022


As we work to make positive change based on feedback received from the recent stay survey and leverage lessons learned from the pandemic, Newport News Shipbuilding will continue to offer remote work arrangements where possible.

Remote work arrangements are management-approved work schedules that are hybrid in nature, meaning the employee works some days remotely and other days in the office, or 100% remote. These arrangements are different than using flex time on a periodic basis or requesting a flexible work schedule.

If you currently have a management-approved remote work arrangement in place that you would like to continue or would like to start a new remote work arrangement, please let your direct supervisor know. After discussions, if your supervisor approves your remote work arrangement, the following actions are required:

  • Employee:
    • Update the “Flexible Work Arrangement” form in MyHR by July 29. If a change occurs throughout the year, this form must be updated within 30 days of the change. Instructions on how to complete a form in MyHR can be found on MyNNS.
    • Complete mandatory compliance training (“Flexible Office Training”) via the Learning Exchange (LX) by Aug. 31.
  • Supervisor:
    • Complete mandatory training (“Flexible Office Training”) in LX by Aug. 31.

*Please note that training will automatically be assigned in LX along with charging information to employees with approved remote work arrangements and their supervisor by Aug. 10

Going forward, annual evaluations between the supervisor and employee with a remote work arrangement will be required. It is important to understand that if the needs of the business change or are not being met – or if performance issues arise, the remote work arrangement is subject to modification or termination at the discretion of the supervisor.

NNS remains committed to an inclusive, flexible workplace that efficiently and effectively meets the needs of our employees and our nation.

Xavier Beale
Vice President, Human Resources and Trades