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.
TheÂ International Guards Union of America Local 3 andÂ Consolidated Nuclear Security LLC, the contractor thatÂ operates Y-12, reached the agreementÂ 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…]