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NNS and United Steelworkers Reach Tentative Agreement

Published February 2, 2022

Newport News Shipbuilding and the United Steelworkers (USW) Local 8888 resumed negotiations the week of Jan. 17 following the union’s rejection of the November 2021 tentative agreement. The teams concluded negotiations and reached a new tentative agreement Jan. 28 that further balances company, union, and employee needs and expectations. Visit for updates and more information.