By Sean Higgins | 12/08/13 08:03 PM
Turmoil inside the International Association of Machinists may cause Boeing to move production of its new 777X jet airliner outside of Washington. A major cause of the turmoil is the union's lack of democracy. No non-incumbent candidate opposing the current leadership at IAM has managed to get...
11/23/13 04:45 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Boeing is alerting airlines about possible engine icing problems on some of its new planes. It is recommending that planes with a specific General Electric engine avoid flying near thunderstorms that might contain ice crystals. Boeing spokesman Marc Birtel said Saturday that...
By Sean Higgins | 11/22/13 05:25 PM
Boeing disputed a report out Friday that it had definitively decided to move production of its next-generation aircraft out of Washington state following a breakdown in contract negotiations with its machinist union. The outlet that wrote the story, the Washington Free Beacon, has since amended...
By Sean Higgins | 11/21/13 01:21 PM
Seattle City Councilwoman-elect Kshama Sawant told members of the International Association of Machinists that if their contracts talks with Boeing are not resolved soon they should take drastic action. "The workers should take over the factories, and shut down Boeing's profit-making machine,"...
By Timothy P. Carney | 11/13/13 12:59 PM
Boeing this week won the largest subsidy a company has ever won from a state when Gov. Jay Inslee, D-Wash., signed into law an $8.7 billion package of tax breaks just for the jetmaker. Boeing got the deal, in part, by threatening to leave the state, which is the same way they secured a $3.244...
11/13/13 10:33 AM
(online.wsj.com) Boeing's unionized workers were set to vote Wednesday on a contract that could have a far-reaching impact on relations between America's biggest exporter and organized labor.
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