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December 20, 2018

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Shipbuilding Newport News anticipates a program of turned voluntary exodus to 2.500 dependent

Those which they will accept they will have to leave the company within next 1° March

The American navalmeccanico group Shipbuilding Newport News, whose activity is centralized on the planning, construction and maintenance of the aircraft carriers of US Navy and on the realization of always destined submarines to American Marina Militare, has introduced to employee own a program of which extended voluntary exodus to a series of categories of workers that together they represent about 10% of the force job of the company, that is some 2.500 people.

In a letter to the staff Jennifer Boykin, president of the group, has specified that the initiative is time to return more efficient and effective the company, objective extremely important - he has emphasized - as the Department of the Defense of the United States is facing more and more complex priorities. The program of voluntary exodus - it has added - will allow to reduce the general costs and will offer the opportunity to introduce ulterior organizational changes.

The dependent that will decide to join to the program will have to leave the company within next 1° March and, between the previewed incentives, they until 26 weeks of wage on the base of the seniority will be poured.

In the Boykin letter it has still specified that the perspectives of activity of the group are however positive and that the company is still assuming and will continue to make it for all 2019. Assumptions that, a spokesman of the society has asserted, the next year will be able to carry to cover the entire dependent quota that will join to the program of voluntary exodus.

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