By the narrowest of margins, Boeing union workers in Washington state have voted to approve an eight-year labor contract extension that will keep production of the 777X in the Seattle area. The rank-and-file membership of the International Association of Machinists & Aerospace Workers (IAM) District 751, which represents more than 30,000 Boeing factory workers, had previously rejected a Boeing contract proposal, leading the manufacturer to canvass the US for alternate sites to build the ...

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