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IamK Donating Member (514 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-30-11 07:07 PM
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Boeing, Union Strike Deal That Could Kill Controversy, GOP Talking Point
Source: Huffingtonpost

WASHINGTON -- The Machinists union announced Wednesday that it had reached a tentative four-year labor agreement with the Boeing Company, a development that might end some controversy surrounding the National Labor Relations Board and take away a major Republican talking point on the economy and regulations.

According to the member-run Machinists News blog, union members will vote on a contract extension next week that would assure that Boeing builds its 737 MAX passenger jet in Washington State. Although details havent been released, the deal will probably clear the way for production of Boeing's 787 Dreamliner in the company's South Carolina plant, which had been put on hold when the labor board issued a controversial complaint against the company on behalf of unionized workers in Washington earlier this year.


Read more: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/11/30/boeing-nlrb-un...



787 to South Carolina is a win?
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Bumblebee Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-30-11 07:19 PM
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1. The Seattle Times story here:
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IamK Donating Member (514 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-30-11 07:30 PM
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2. moving in the future
What will prevent all the work moving to a "right to work" state once a plant is set up in SC?
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Bumblebee Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-30-11 07:57 PM
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3. I don't think they could have stopped a plant in SC in the long run...
This is the best deal they could get, and people around here are reasonably happy with it, esp. since Boeing of course had threatened earlier that nothing could be taken for granted. Now the union probably was led to believe that if they close their plant in Kansas, the work would be done in WA state, and that sweetened it. People need jobs; if the union turned down this deal, many would have left the union...
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