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Complaint: Hattiesburg workers owed big pay hike

Up to 2,000 workers at the General Dynamics Information Technology Call Center in Hattiesburg stand to see a substantial increase in pay if the U.S. Labor Department’s Wage and Hour Division rules in favor of a complaint filed by the Communications Workers of America. The Hattiesburg workers, according to the union, could see their wages increased by $3,682 to $6,572 ...

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Ingalls gets contract modification for building destroyer

PASCAGOULA — Huntington Ingalls Industries has been awarded $601 million for construction of a destroyer, DDG 119, at its shipyard in Pascagoula. The destroyer is part of a $3.3 billion contract the Pascagoula facility was awarded last June to build five DDG 51 Class ships. The modification announced Friday also provides $79.4 million in advanced procurement funding for the fiscal ...

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Navy cost-cutting effort could have impact on shipyard

GULFPORT — A money-saving move by the U.S. Navy has officials at Huntington Ingalls Industries unsure of the future for the company’s Gulfport shipyard, which employs 650 people. The Composite Center of Excellence held the first two contracts to build deckhouses for Zumwalt-class destroyers, but lost the third to General Dynamics’ Bath Iron Works in Maine. The Gulfport plant also ...

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General Dynamics' newest Hattiesburg call center to create 1,000 jobs

HATTIESBURG, Mississippi –A new General Dynamics customer call center announced Thursday for the Cloverleaf Center here is expected to generate up to 1,000 new jobs over the next few months. The jobs are in addition to another General Dynamics’ call center that will hire 225 people this summer and another 25 workers by next spring. General Dynamics Information Technology, a ...

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Read February 22 issue of MBJ

>> SMALL BUSINESS IN MISSISSIPPI Many folks are finding that opening shop now has more advantages than not Also in this week’s paper: >> CATFISH Bangladesh is prime factor in state’s catfish woes >> HOUSING Shipping containers are the newest fashion in housing >> CRUISE CONTROL Jackson attorney talks about taking on cruise industry >> GENERAL DYNAMICS Call center locates ...

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General Dynamics IT to locate call center in Hattiesburg

Less than two weeks after a tornado tore through Hattiesburg, state and local officials gathered to announce that General Dynamics Information Technology will open a call center in the city. The call center will create 225 jobs by this summer, and 250 by April 2014. The new location, set for the 17,000 square-foot Cloverleaf Building on Highway 49 south, will ...

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