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A new set of Boeing-built fighter jets may soon launch U.S. military satellites into orbit. (Photo credit: ERIC PIERMONT/AFP/Getty Images)

Boeing Freezing Nonunion Workers’ Pensions In 2016

Boeing Co. says it is freezing the traditional defined-benefit pensions for 68,000 nonunion employees – including managers and executives – starting in 2016.

CBS Seattle–03/06/2014

Design photo of the 777x  (courtesy: The Boeing Company)

Boeing: 777X Wings Will Be Built In Everett

The company said Tuesday that the wing center will be located north of its Everett factory and sustain thousands of area jobs in the years to come. Construction on the new facility is scheduled to begin later this year.

CBS Seattle–02/18/2014

The 777X will be built in the Puget Sound area by Boeing employees represented by the Machinists union. (Getty Images)

Boeing To Throw Party To Thank Lawmakers For $8.7B

Boeing lobbyists are throwing a “thank you” party for Washington state lawmakers who helped provide the company with billions in tax breaks.

CBS Seattle–02/04/2014

The outside decal of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

Inslee Proposes More Help For Boeing

Even after giving Boeing Co. one of the largest packages of tax breaks in U.S. history, state leaders in Washington told the aerospace giant in a proposal released Wednesday that they were ready to do even more.

CBS Seattle–01/15/2014

File photo of Boeing machinists. (credit: Robert Giroux/Getty Images)

Boeing Machinists Voting On Contract Tied To 777X

Boeing machinists will decide Friday whether to accept a contract that would concede some pension and health care benefits in order secure assembly of the company’s new 777X airplane in Washington state.

CBS Seattle–01/03/2014

File photo of an in-production Boeing 787. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Some Workers Set To Reach $100K Pay In Boeing Deal

Some machinists in the Puget Sound region would likely see their annual base salaries top $100,000 in the coming years under a proposed contract offer from Boeing Co.

CBS Seattle–01/02/2014

(Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Pension Holders Push Boeing Machinists Toward Deal

Six political leaders have urged machinists in the Puget Sound to accept a proposed contract from Boeing that moves them away from a fixed-payment pension plan — even though the officials have the same type of retirement package.

CBS Seattle–12/31/2013

A new set of Boeing-built fighter jets may soon launch U.S. military satellites into orbit. (Photo credit: ERIC PIERMONT/AFP/Getty Images)

Boeing: Union Vote Will Decide Fate Of Jobs

Boeing Co. told political leaders in the Puget Sound on Monday that this week’s vote by Machinists will determine the fate of some jobs on the new 777X airplane.

CBS Seattle–12/30/2013

File photo of a Boeing airplane. (credit: ALEXANDER KLEIN/AFP/Getty Images)

Wash. Political Leaders To Tout Importance Of 777X

Local political leaders in Washington state are gathering to discuss the importance of the 777X airplane.

12/30/2013

file photo of Boeing factory in Everett (Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

Nader To Boeing: Squeezing Pensions Is ‘Unseemly’

In an open letter to Boeing CEO Jim McNerney, Ralph Nader said the company’s effort to squeeze worker pensions and pay is “unseemly.” He cited McNerney’s salary as one reason and the tax advantages the company is receiving as another.

CBS Seattle–12/27/2013

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