Good news for nearly 370 union employees who work at Bay Shipbuilding in Sturgeon Bay. Labor & management have approved a new multi year contract, according to union vice president Shawn Claflin…[audio:http://wdor.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/N1467.mp3|titles=Shawn Claflin]
Members of the boilermakers union have been working without a contract since May. Claflin says the contract ratification is not only good news for union employees, it also provides the kind of labor stability that the company needs as it works to land new projects…[audio:http://wdor.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/N1468.mp3|titles=Shawn Claflin]
While the local shipyard is usually very busy during the Winter months, the hope is that additional construction projects will keep things humming year round. Bay Shipbuilding is owned by Fincantieri Marine Group, LLC, which also owns Marinette Marine & Ace Marine in Green Bay.