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 >

IGA Negotiations Update for November 10, 2020

The Negotiating Committees of Bath Iron Works and the Independent Guards Association (IGA) are pleased to announce that they have reached tentative agreement on a new collective bargaining agreement with the unanimous endorsement of both committees. The details of the tentative agreement will be distributed to IGA members shortly in support of their ratification voting Read More >

IGA Negotiations Update for November 6, 2020

Bath Iron Works and the Independent Guards Association (IGA) continued to make positive progress toward a new collective bargaining agreement this week. The teams have reached tentative agreement on a substantial number of outstanding items including contract chapters, schedules, and memorandums of agreement. The teams will continue meeting next week and will issue additional joint Read More >

IGA Negotiations Update for November 3, 2020

Bath Iron Works and the Independent Guards Association (IGA) began meeting today to formally negotiate a new collective bargaining agreement, with the goal of reaching a mutually beneficial solution. Presentations were given by Company and IGA subject matter experts on topics of joint interest to better inform both bargaining committees. Opening day discussions were productive, Read More >