Pascagoula yard to lose 642 workers

Northrop Grumman Corp. said Wednesday that it would lay off 642 workers at its Pascagoula, Miss., shipyard by the end of the year, adding to its recent announcement that it would close its Avondale shipyard near New Orleans. The Avondale closure will come in early...

IBEW Members in Gulf Coast Rebuilding Lives, Communities

The residents of Louisiana’s Gulf Coast are determined to rebuild their lives and their communities after suffering the Triple whammy of Hurricane Katrina, the recession and  the biggest oil spill in U.S. history. Union members who live and work in the area, including...