Workers Laid Off at Bath Iron Works

Updated 3 years ago

About 130 people are losing their jobs at Bath Iron Works.The shipbuilder is winding down construction of two Arleigh-Burke class Navy destroyers and shifting focus to building a different type of destroyer, the Zumwalt class.So fewer workers are needed.In January, BIW laid off engineers and designers connected with the Arleigh-Burke project.The Shipyard employs more than 5 thousand people.


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