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Electric Boat Workers Reject Union

GROTON, Conn. (AP) _ Security officers at submarine maker Electric Boat have rejected establishing a union. The Day of New London reports (http://bit.ly/18BX7Gj ) that the Security, Police and Fire Professionals of America said employees […]

09/19/2013

Electric Boat shipyard (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Retiring EB President To Be Replaced By President Of Bath Iron Works

The retirement of Electric Boat president Kevin Poitras has resulted in job shfts among other executives at parent company General Dynamics.

09/18/2013

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Security Officers To Decide On Electric Boat Unions

GROTON, Conn. (AP) _ Security officers at submarine maker Electric Boat are deciding whether to unionize. They are set to vote Wednesday on whether to be represented by the Security, Police, Fire Professionals of America. […]

09/18/2013

Electric Boat shipyard (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Union Says 450-500 Layoffs Expected At Electric Boat

A union that represents workers at Electric Boat says it has been told by the submarine builder to expect between 450 and 500 layoffs over the next few months.

08/23/2013

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Navy: USS Miami Inactivation Won’t Hurt Connecticut Shipyard

The arson-damaged USS Miami will be deactivated at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard and extra repair work will be steered to Connecticut-based Electric Boat, minimizing the effect on workers at both shipyards, the Navy’s director of undersea warfare said Wednesday.

08/08/2013

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Worker Killed At Electric Boat, Quonset Point

A man working at Electric Boat’s Quonset Point facility has been killed in an accident.

07/15/2013

Electric Boat shipyard (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Small Fire At Electric Boat Shipyard

A spokesman for Electric Boat says a minor equipment fire at a dock at the submarine maker caused some damage to equipment, but caused no injuries.

06/13/2013

Electric Boat shipyard (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Fire Quickly Doused at Electric Boat

GROTON, Conn. (AP) _ A spokesman for Electric Boat says a minor equipment fire at a dock at the submarine maker caused some damage to equipment, but caused no injuries. Spokesman Robert Hamilton said Wednesday […]

06/12/2013

Electric Boat shipyard (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Spain Seeks US Help to Slim Down Overweight Sub

By MICHAEL MELIA Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ A new, Spanish-designed submarine has a weighty problem: The vessel is more than 70 tons too heavy, and officials fear if it goes out to sea, […]

06/05/2013

Electric Boat shipyard (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Funding Restored For Groton Sub Construction

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ The U.S. House of Representatives has approved a measure that restores funding for construction of a second attack submarine in 2014. Military contractors led by Groton’s Electric Boat are building two […]

03/22/2013

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