May 21, 2018
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Maine shipbuilder union approves new contract

The Associated Press

BATH, Maine — The second-largest union at Bath Iron Works has given its approval to a new contract.

The Bath Marine Draftsmen’s UAW Local 3999 approved a 54-month deal with the shipbuilder over the weekend by a vote of 374-124.

Union president Denny Furrow says he the contract is a good one for the union’s 835 members.

The shipyard has about 5,600 employees in total.

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