"Unfortunately, the differences were too great to close," was the grim message from Boeing Commercial Airplanes President Scott Carson as 27,600 members of the International Assn. of Machinists and Aerospace Workers walked off the job Friday after talks in Orlando failed to break the deadlock. Boeing, the union and a federal mediator spent nearly two days trying to find enough common ground but the union was unable to present an improved offer to its members, many of whom were hostile to the ...

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