U.S. to aid shipyard Northrop plans to close: lawmakers

By Andrea Shalal-Esa–WASHINGTON | Thu Sep 16, 2010 8:19pm EDT–(Reuters) – The Navy will announce steps on Friday to ensure continued work for 5,000 workers at Northrop Grumman Corp’s Avondale, Louisiana shipyard, which the company plans to...

Shipyard Workes Rally to Save Jobs

There was a mix of emotions Friday outside Northrup Grumman’s Avondale Shipyard. While workers celebrated the U.S. Navy’s announcement that the shipyard could have work after the shipyard’s projected closing in 2013, layoffs are a reality. Hundreds...