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A Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner.  (credit: Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

Machinists To Vote Again On Boeing 777X Offer

National leaders of the Machinists union are scheduling a vote on a proposed contract between Boeing and Puget Sound machinists, despite objections from local union officials who have already rejected the company’s latest offer.

12/21/2013

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Washington State Courts Airbus Amid Boeing Tension

Even as they try desperately to hang on to Boeing Co., officials in Washington state have been courting the main competitor of the aerospace giant.

CBS Seattle–12/17/2013

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

Boeing Exec: Selection Process Narrowing For 777X

A Boeing executive said Tuesday the company is narrowing its options as it searches for a place to build the 777X passenger plane.

CBS Seattle–12/17/2013

Boeing assebly line workers are seen making the  Dreamliner 787 (Photo credit PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/GettyImages)

Machinists Plan March To Push Contract Vote

Some machinists in Puget Sound plan to rally in favor of a Boeing contract vote, a union member said Monday, escalating tensions over the handling of negotiations tied to the new 777X passenger airplane.

CBS Seattle–12/16/2013

National, state and local political leaders are calling for a vote, even though local union leaders have already rejected Boeing's latest offer. (Getty Images)

State Leaders Press For Union Vote On Boeing Offer

Leaders in the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers have publicly differed on whether to bring Boeing’s latest contract offer to a vote.

12/14/2013

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

Talks Collapse Between Boeing, Machinists

Local machinists spokesman Bryan Corliss said Friday that the company withdrew its latest contract offer after union leaders told Boeing Co. they could not recommend the proposal to members.

CBS Seattle–12/13/2013

File photo of a Boeing 777.  (credit: Erik Simonsen/Getty Images)

Boeing Says Machinists Reject 777X Counteroffer

A Boeing spokesman says the company has presented a “best and final counterproposal” to the Machinists union but union leaders rejected the offer to keep much of the work on Boeing’s new 777X jet in the Puget Sound region.

12/12/2013

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

Boeing To Shift Research Jobs To South, Midwest

Boeing is shifting hundreds of jobs to Alabama, Missouri and South Carolina as it restructures its research and technology operations.

CBS Seattle–12/12/2013

The International Association of Machinists District 751 rejected the Boeing proposal by a two thirds margin. (Getty Images)

Missouri Offers 24-Hour Shifts, $1.7B In Incentives For Boeing

Missouri’s bid for a Boeing assembly plant could include more than $1.7 billion of incentives over two decades if the airplane manufacturer adds thousands of jobs, according to new details given to lawmakers Tuesday.

CBS Seattle–12/03/2013

file photo of 787 Dreamliner (photo credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

GE Eyes Fix For Engine Icing On Boeing Jets

General Electric it is close to a solution for engines that are losing power for a few seconds after ingesting ice chunks as big as a half-gallon.

CBS Seattle–11/26/2013

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