As Boeing continues construction in Everett of its wing fabrication facility for the 777X and other aerospace businesses in the county continue their own growth, production of a critical component for those manufacturers also is ramping up: the training and development of skills for the...
Date: 07/24/2015 | Editorials
WASHINGTON — Fewer Americans than forecast filed applications for unemployment benefits last week, pushing the average over the past month to the lowest level in 15 years and underscoring labor-market strength.
Date: 05/14/2015 | Business Wire
So, why should the state be giving Boeing a tax break in the first place?It's easy to see Boeing's interest. In the most recent tax incentive package passed in late 2013, Boeing stands to receive $8.7 billion in savings as the terms of an earlier tax break in 2003 —...
Date: 04/12/2015 | Editorials
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
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
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