General Dynamics Bath Iron Works partners with Longroad Energy to increase clean energy production in Maine

BATH, Maine – General Dynamics Bath Iron Works announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Longroad Energy to purchase net energy billing credits from six solar power generation projects at locations across Maine. BIW’s support of these projects is the result of a 2019 Maine law that encourages the development of clean Read More >

General Dynamics Bath Iron Works Celebrates Start of Fabrication for William Charette (DDG 130)

BATH, Maine – General Dynamics Bath Iron Works celebrated the start of fabrication of the future USS William Charette (DDG 130) Monday at the Structural Fabrication Facility in East Brunswick. DDG 130 is the 43rd of its class built in Bath and second Flight III Arleigh Burke destroyer to start construction at Bath Iron Works. Read More >

IGA Contract Ratification

On Friday, November 13th, the Independent Guards Association (IGA) voted to ratify a new collective bargaining agreement with General Dynamics Bath Iron Works. The agreement, which goes into effect at midnight on November 15th, has a duration of four years and contains numerous improvements to wages and benefits over the life of the contract. The Read More >

Labor Department Recognizes BIW’s Efforts to Hire Veterans

BATH, Maine – The U.S. Department of Labor has awarded General Dynamics Bath Iron Works its Platinum Medallion for efforts to recruit and hire veterans and facilitate their transition into shipbuilding. “Veterans bring valuable skills to BIW,” said Allyson Coombs, Director of Human Resources Services. “They come from a culture built for mission accomplishment, have Read More >

Introducing Beacon Park – An Indoor Space to Meet the Needs of our Community During the Pandemic

BATH, Maine – General Dynamics Bath Iron Works is pleased to sponsor a community effort led by the City of Bath, Main Street Bath, SREA (Sagadahoc Real Estate Association), and Union + Co (Bath’s remote workplace) to provide a COVID-safe “indoor community park” for use by businesses, residents and visitors this winter. Beacon Park opens Read More >

VP, Human Resources for General Dynamics Bath Iron Works Joins Board of Directors for Jobs for Maine’s Graduates

BATH, Maine – Jon Mason, Vice President Human Resources for General Dynamics Bath Iron Works, was recently named to the Board of Directors of Jobs for Maine’s Graduates (JMG). “I’m honored and excited for this opportunity,” Mason said. “I was born and raised in Augusta and have lived in Maine my entire life. Because of Read More >

Bath Iron Works Files Charge Against Local S6 for Violating Federal Labor Laws

National Labor Relations Act prohibits threats to union members BATH, Maine – General Dynamics Bath Iron Works Bath Iron Works (BIW) today filed a charge with the National Labor Relations Board against the IAM Local S6 union for violating the National Labor Relations Act by threatening union members who elect to return to work. In Read More >