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Navy Shipbuilding Contractor Suspends Vaccine Mandate After Workers Threaten to Leave

The Epoch Times

By Christopher Burroughs

November 20, 2021 Updated: November 20, 2021


A Navy shipbuilding company has ended its vaccine mandate after workers threatened to quit and the Navy confirmed it did not require the mandate.

Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII), the parent company of Newport News Shipbuilding, is the world’s only manufacturer of the U.S. Navy’s nuclear-powered aircraft carriers. The company also serves as just one of two manufacturers of Virginia and Columbia Class submarines, employing more than 25,000 workers in Virginia.

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