Union vote secures Boeing work in Washington

SEATTLE, Jan. 4 (UPI) -- Boeing Co. workers voted to accept an eight-year contract their union said cuts benefits but preserves "thousands of good-paying" jobs in Washington state.

Beechcraft fights defense Embraer contract

WICHITA, Kan., March 8 (UPI) -- Beechcraft Corp. is protesting a light air support aircraft contract given to Embraer of Brazil and the Sierra Nevada Corp. by the U.S. Air Force.

Union opposes Hawker Beechcraft sale

WASHINGTON, July 18 (UPI) -- The proposed sale of Hawker Beechcraft assets to a Chinese company is being opposed by a U.S. union.
Boeing agrees to new severance package

Boeing agrees to new severance package

EVERETT, Wash., July 29 (UPI) -- Machinists for U.S. planemaker Boeing said the company had agreed to a severance pay package for workers who volunteer to leave the company.

2,700 union workers strike Harley-Davidson

YORK, Pa., Feb. 2 (UPI) -- More than 2,700 workers in York, Pa., Friday struck Harley-Davidson Inc.'s largest manufacturing plant after failing to agree on wages and health benefits.

United names oil executive as new CEO

CHICAGO, Sept. 2 (UPI) -- UAL Corp., parent company of United Airlines, on Monday named veteran oil executive Glenn F. Tilton its new chairman and chief executive officer. Tilton, 54, vice chairman of ChevronTexaco Corp. and acting chairman of energy firm Dynegy Inc., was selected

United mechanics reject pay increase

CHICAGO, Feb. 13 (UPI) -- Union mechanics at United Airlines late Tuesday overwhelmingly rejected a contract offer and authorized a strike.

Bush creates board to avert United strike

WASHINGTON, Dec. 20 (UPI) -- President George W. Bush issued an executive order Thursday establishing a presidential emergency board to prevent machinists at United Airlines from going on s
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