Boeing Union Creates Strike Fund For Contract Negotiations
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December 22, 2019 - by Scott Hamilton for leehamnews.com
The International Association of Machinists District 751, the touch-labor union at Boeing's Seattle-area plants, launched a campaign for a strike fund this week.
The current labor contract becomes amendable in 2024, five years from now.
Nevertheless, the union announced its campaign on its Facebook page and a micro-website here.
The union urges members to contribute $50 per paycheck to raise $6,000 by 2024.
In bitter votes, the union gave health care and pension fund concessions to Boeing and a long-term contract, to 2024, in exchange for locating final assembly of the 737 MAX and 777X at the Renton and Everett (WA) plants.
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