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Boeing gives 319 workers layoff notices

EVERETT — Boeing says it has notified 319 employees in Washington they will be laid off as of April 24.The company gave affected workers 60-day notices Feb. 20, said Jill Godschall, a spokeswoman for the airplane maker.

Date: 02/27/2015 | Aerospace Blog


Bill ties Boeing tax breaks to maintaining jobs in state

OLYMPIA — An Everett lawmaker said Monday she is introducing a bill to reduce Boeing's generous tax break if the aerospace giant trims its workforce in the next 25 years.Democratic Rep. June Robinson said her aim is to ensure...

Date: 02/17/2015 | Business


Judge backs Boeing in whistleblower suit

WICHITA, Kan. — Three former workers at the Boeing plant in Wichita who filed a whistleblower lawsuit against the aircraft maker and one of its suppliers failed to show Boeing defrauded the U.S. government in a $1.6 billion contract, a federal judge ruled Wednesday.

Date: 10/08/2014 | Business Wire


Brothers, brave and brilliant, remembered as family men

Ward and Robert Zimmerman were brilliant. They were adventurous, physically fit and full of love for family.That is how Everett's Ruth Brandal remembers her father and uncle, brothers in their 80s whose cross-country airplane trip ended in tragedy earlier this month.

Date: 05/23/2014 | Local News


Boeing limits workers' use of smartphones, iPods

EVERETT — Work in a Boeing Co. plant? Take out your ear buds and stop texting.The aerospace giant adopted new safety standards last month for operations, production and transportation work areas. The new rules prohibit listening to...

Date: 05/09/2014 | Business


Oso mudslide claimed couple who loved quiet life by the river

Jerry and Gloria Halstead, who spent their work lives at the Everett Boeing plant, took an RV to Alabama after retiring. Gloria Halstead’s daughter lives there with her family. The couple stayed down south until the specter of hurricanes sent them home to...

Date: 04/29/2014 | Local News


Boeing to give workers $47 million in back pay

PALMDALE, Calif. — Boeing Co. will pay $47 million to hundreds of current and former Southern California employees who are owed back pay and benefits, a union announced Friday.An arbitrator ruled against the aerospace giant in January...

Date: 04/18/2014 | Business




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