Note: This story was updated at 1:20 p.m. July 8.
A new contract at the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge includes 2.5 percent wage increases for security police officers.
The new contract, a five-year labor agreement, applies to more than 360 security police officers at Y-12.
The International Guards Union of America Local 3 and Consolidated Nuclear Security LLC, the contractor that operates Y-12, reached the agreement on Tuesday, July 3. Negotiations had started in mid-May.
The agreement includes 2.5 percent wage increases each year, said Shannon Gray, president of IGUA Local 3, which is in Oak Ridge. There are also some other incentive payments for rotating shift workers, who will receive a significant bump in pay, Gray said. [Read more…]