International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers employees ratify three-year contract with United Launch Alliance

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DENVER, 9 May 2012. International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAMAW) representing the United Launch Alliance workforce at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla.; Decatur, Ala.; and Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., accepted the company's offer of a new, three-year contract, concluding a 2012 contract negotiation process spanning several weeks.

The new contract covers approximately 860 represented bargaining unit employees from District Lodges #75, #166, and #725, which includes Locals #44, #610, #1163, #2024, and #2786 performing work for the Atlas V, Delta II, and Delta IV Programs at both east and west coast ULA Launch Operations and Decatur Manufacturing Facility.

The contract becomes effective at 12:01 a.m. on 7 May 2012. Negotiations on the new contract officially started 16 April and ended 2 May.

"We're pleased that the employees represented by the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers have ratified an agreement that is key to continuing ULA's success in the future," says Michael Gass, ULA president and chief executive officer.  "The represented employees' contributions have propelled ULA forward in delivering critical capabilities for our nation and our customers. The negotiating teams worked very hard to improve the pay and benefits for the represented employees and to maintain ULA's competitiveness and operational efficiency."

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