Multinational Boeing Supplier Furloughs Hundreds Without Pay During Coronavirus Shutdown
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March 28, 2020 - by Dominic Gates for www.seattletimes.com
While Boeing workers earn full pay during the company's two-week production shutdown, the 1,500 Washington state employees of French industrial giant Safran Group, who are also shut down for two weeks, will either have to apply for unemployment benefits or use their vacation time.
And though subsidiary Safran Cabin offered its mostly low-wage production workers a last-minute Paid Time Off (PTO) alternative, this came with a peculiar condition: It required employees to sign a waiver allowing the company to claw back wages if the worker is laid off or leaves before accruing all the PTO used now.
"It shows how cheap they really are," said one worker at Safran's plant in Marysville, which makes aircraft interiors and some structural parts....
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