Boeing’s flight comes down to machinists’ vote

Posted: January 4, 2014 at 2:01 a.m.

Seattle machinists union member Rob Curran chants “no” at a rally Thursday against Boeing’s proposed contract. Unions urged members to vote down the deal Friday, saying it surrenders too much.

Boeing machinists were to decide Friday whether to accept a contract that would concede some pension and health-care benefits to secure assembly of the company’s new 777X airplane in Washington state.

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Business, Pages 27 on 01/04/2014