Boeing Union Workers Criticize 777X Offer at Vote
Nov. 14 (Bloomberg) -- Boeing Co.'s largest union balked at a company proposal to freeze pensions in exchange for rights to build the new 777 in Washington, casting doubt over the future of manufacturing at the planemaker's Seattle hub.
Machinists union members voted 67 percent against a contract extension that included pension and health-care benefit cuts, the union said in an e-mailed statement. This report contains comments made yesterday by Boeing workers outside the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers District 751. (Source: Bloomberg)