Learjet Workers Strike in Wichita
- About 1,100 unionized. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;10/9/2006, Vol. 165 Issue 14, p67
The article reports on a strike staged by several unionized production and assembly workers at the Learjet plant of Bombardier in Wichita, Kansas. The employees walked off from their jobs, rejecting a contract negotiated and endorsed by the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace...
- End of Boeing strike puts machinists back on the job. // Plant Engineering;Nov2008, Vol. 62 Issue 11, p81
The article reports that aircraft manufacturer Boeing Co. has ratified a contract to end an eight-week strike that put members of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers back on the job. Union members went on strike on September 6, 2008 costing the company an estimated...
- BECU Is Gearing Up To Help Members During Boeing Strike. Bartlett, Michael // Credit Union Journal;9/15/2008, Vol. 12 Issue 37, p3
The article reports that the Boeing Employees Credit Union (BECU) has opened its Member Assistance Program to members of the International Association of Machinists Workers who went on strike against aircraft manufacturer Boeing in Washington State. BECU has offered temporary assistance for...
- Biggest Lear Advances. Garvey, William // Aviation Week & Space Technology;10/29/2012, Vol. 174 Issue 39, p48
The article focuses on aircraft manufacturer Bombardier and a strike by the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAMAW) on October 8, 2012. It comments on Bombardier's decision to utilize carbon fiber composite in manufacturing aircraft components prior to the collapse...
- Back to Work. // Time;12/28/1953, Vol. 62 Issue 26, p50
The article reports on the decision of the United Auto Workers (UAW) to send strikers back to work at North American Aviation Inc. after failing to negotiate the company's contract offer. The union had little choice but to accept the offer under which UAW gets a flat 4% pay increase, plus some...
- Business & Finance. Kilborn, Robert; Nichols, Judy // Christian Science Monitor;2/10/2000, Vol. 92 Issue 55, p24
Reports business news briefs as of February 10, 2000, including a strike by engineers and technicians at Boeing Co., following the failure of negotiations.
- Contract Impasse Hits Raytheon Operations. Velocci Jr., Anthony L. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;9/4/2000, Vol. 153 Issue 10, p40
Focuses on the continuing strike of the unionized employees at aircraft maker, Raytheon Corp. Rejection of a new labor contract set by Raytheon executives; Complaints addressed by the company.
- Talks grounded over benefits. Prince, Michael // Business Insurance;03/06/2000, Vol. 34 Issue 10, p2
Reports the deadlocked negotiations between Boeing Co. and their striking aeronautic engineers in Seattle, Washington. Dispute on employee contributions for health benefits; Proposal of Boeing to charge union workers health care premium percentage; Rejection of the proposed benefit plan by the...
- Boeing declares strike deadlock. Proctor, Paul // Aviation Week & Space Technology;3/6/2000, Vol. 152 Issue 10, p39
Focuses on the failure of Boeing Co. to find solutions to solve the problems of its striking engineers and technical workers. Pressure experienced by strikers due to the company's cost-cutting and competitive efforts; Number of union members which participated in the strike.