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Fifty years ago, the Freedom of Information Act gave the public access to government secrets — all you had to do was ask. How a simple request became a bureaucratic nightmare.

 About the Author: Spenser Mestel is a graduate of the University of Iowa’s Nonfiction Writing Program and is currently a freelance writer in Brooklyn.

It is important to understand how your Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) account works.....

What is legitimate “employee involvement”? 

Many employers today, including federal government agencies, are promoting “employee involvement” or “employee engagement” or “employee empowerment” initiatives.  When this terminology is used, workers need to consider what it is truly offered....

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Interns, please read the full article that follows for important information concerning the Pathways Program at PNS...... Read more >>>

Community Involvement

Local 4 is a proud member of the Seacoast Shipyard Association's Board of Directors.



News, announcements, and important information are published throughout this website or are provided during membership -meetings and via e-mailed officers' reports.

Election notices will still be mailed to the last known address of our members.

Meeting Minutes

The typed minutes of Local 4 Membership meetings and Executive Council meetings are available for inspection by dues-paying members upon request at the Local 4 Office.

Departed Brother or Sister

Please let us know if you become aware of a departed Brother or Sister, either a Shipyarder or Retiree.

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