What People are Saying About the Deal Between Boeing and the Machinist Union
Here's a sample of what people are saying about a tentative agreement
between the Boeing Co. and its Machinists union.
"The 737 MAX siting decision is great news for the State of Washington
and our region. The tentative contract agreement between the
International Association of Machinists and Boeing today is not only
proof in the strength of partnership but is a positive signal for future
opportunities in Snohomish County and the Puget Sound Region." -- Troy McClelland, CEO and president of Economic Alliance Snohomish County.
is a monumental day for the future of aerospace in Washington state.
There is no better news for our region's economy than a contract
agreement between Boeing and the Machinists, and confirmation that
Renton will remain home to the 737 line. The ramifications of this news
will be felt in businesses large and small, around kitchen tables, and
in communities throughout the Puget Sound for years to come." -- U.S. Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash.
"This agreement recognizes the strength, dedication and value of
Washington's skilled and highly-valued aerospace workforce and the
importance of fair and predictable time tables for Boeing's customers.
Washington's workers can continue to build airplanes today and well into
the future." -- Washington Aerospace Partnership co-chairs Tayloe Washburn, Bob Drewel and Jeff Johnson.