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Boeing Back in Bargaining – First Time in 16 Years

Don McIntosh Northwest Labor Press
Boeing was never cuddly, but old-timers remember a company led by engineers with an uncompromising focus on quality. In recent decades, leaders have shifted attention to stock buybacks and schemes to squeeze concessions out of workers and taxpayers.

This Week in People’s History, Nov 21–27

Striking airline machinists walking off the job Airline Strikers Win (in 1958), Greenhouse Gas Census (2013), Secret Combat Deaths (1918), Gun Control, Anyone? (1993), OSHA Doesn't Crack the Whip (1983), Sojourner Truth, Farewell (1883), Battle or Massacre? (1868)


Weyerhaeuser Strike Enters Fifth Week

Don McIntosh and Colin Staub Northwest Labor Press
Weyerhaeuser workers are striking to say no to corporate greed, to an employer that would ask them to make sacrifices when it’s making record profits. That means their fight is the fight of all working people, and they need your support.


NYC Architects Seek To Unionize With the Machinists

Employees at the well-regarded firm SHoP Architects announced that they are seeking to unionize with the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers. If successful, they will be the first union at a prominent private-sector firm.


Machinists Union: President Trump Has Broken His Promises to U.S. Workers

International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM)
"Between the fumbled response to the coronavirus pandemic, the job loss that rivals the Great Depression and the daily rhetoric that serves only to divide working people—this president has struck out with the Machinists Union.”
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