Stories tagged: Boeing
Thu., April 7, 2016, 3:05 p.m.
13 SC Boeing workers charged with state income tax evasion
Officials with the South Carolina Department of Revenue expect more arrests after 13 Boeing workers were charged with evading state income taxes.
Wed., March 9, 2016, 11:34 a.m.
Amazon leases 20 jets to build out logistics network
Amazon is taking to the skies. The e-commerce powerhouse has finalized an agreement to lease 20 Boeing jets from Air Transport Services Group Inc. as it builds out its U.S. …
Fri., March 4, 2016, 8:38 a.m.
Iran invites Boeing to Tehran for aircraft deal
Iran has invited Boeing to Tehran to negotiate a possible aircraft purchase, just after the country signed a major deal with its rival Airbus, Iran’s state television reported.
Mon., Feb. 22, 2016, 2:48 p.m.
Jim McNerney stepping down as Boeing chairman
Jim McNerney is stepping down as Boeing chairman and will be succeeded March 1 by Dennis Muilenburg, who will remain the company’s CEO as well.
Thu., Feb. 18, 2016, 4:36 p.m.
Bill to make Boeing pay for cutting jobs proposed in Washington Legislature
House Democrats seek “accountability” for Boeing jobs.
Tue., Feb. 16, 2016, 11:30 a.m.
GAO upholds Northrop Grumman bomber contract over protests
A federal agency has rejected a protest by Boeing and Lockheed Martin and will uphold the Air Force’s decision to award a lucrative new bomber contract to Northrop Grumman.
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 11, 2016, 1:34 p.m.
Boeing stock plunges on report of SEC accounting probe
Shares of the Boeing Co. plummeted Thursday morning after a report said the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating the aircraft manufacturer’s accounting.
Wed., Feb. 10, 2016, 2:11 p.m.
Boeing plans to cut jobs
The Boeing Co. says it will be eliminating commercial airplane jobs as part of a cost-cutting effort.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 27, 2015, 4:44 p.m.
Ex-Im Bank reauthorization passes House
House reauthorizes Export-Import Bank.
Thu., Aug. 13, 2015
Zodiac Aerospace workers return to work after July explosion
The Newport, Washington, aerospace production plant that closed after an explosion last month is now open. The explosion on July 14 sent five employees of Zodiac Aerospace to the hospital. …
Thu., July 16, 2015
Five injured in explosion at Newport aerospace plant
NEWPORT, Wash. – An explosion that ripped through an aerospace company in Newport late Tuesday night injured five employees, including one critically, and could have implications for the local economy. …
Fri., Aug. 1, 2014
Export-Import Bank reauthorization gains Washington’s senators’ support
Washington’s two senators helped sponsor a bipartisan bill Thursday that would keep a major export program important to the state from going out of business. But Congress, which starts a …
Wed., July 16, 2014
Politically divisive Export-Import Bank gains support of Inslee, Otter
Govs. Jay Inslee and Butch Otter signed on to a letter Tuesday urging Congress to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank, but the owner of a Palouse company sometimes listed as a …
Tue., June 17, 2014
Unions oppose tough state water quality standards
OLYMPIA – Washington state is rushing toward water quality standards that will be too strict and cost jobs without being backed up by good science, leaders of unions with workers …
Thu., May 22, 2014, 9:39 a.m.
Report: FAA overly reliant on Boeing’s tests
The government failed to properly test the Boeing 787’s lithium-ion batteries and relied too much on Boeing for technical expertise, a new report says.
Fri., March 7, 2014, 8:26 a.m.
New president for Boeing Machinists in Washington
SEATTLE — The union local that represents about 32,000 Boeing machinists in western Washington has elected a new president. District Lodge 751 of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace …
Thu., March 6, 2014, 3:32 p.m.
Boeing to freeze pensions for managers
SEATTLE (AP) — Boeing Co. said Thursday it is freezing the traditional defined-benefit pensions for 68,000 nonunion employees - including managers and executives - starting in 2016.
Wed., Feb. 26, 2014, 10:10 a.m.
Boeing turns to Kaiser Aluminum for recycling effort
Boeing will send 22 million pounds of aluminum scrap each year from its factories to Spokane Valley to be recycled. The metal will arrive at Kaiser Aluminum’s rolling mill in …
Wed., Jan. 15, 2014, 12:13 p.m.
West Plains pitched for Boeing factory
OLYMPIA —Low labor costs and short commute times mean Boeing should consider building its newest jetliner on the West Plains if it decides against a Puget Sound location, the state …
Mon., Jan. 13, 2014, 12:49 p.m.
Bill would phase out pensions for state workers
SEATTLE — A state lawmaker wants to offer a $10,000 incentive to state employees who agree to move away from the state pension system into a 401(k)-style retirement package.
Tue., Dec. 31, 2013, 12:33 p.m.
Machinists chief once called pensions ’sacred’
SEATTLE — The national union chief who has forced a vote on a pension-freezing Boeing contract proposal once called those retirement plans sacred and derided alternatives as risky.
Sun., Dec. 29, 2013
Calendar to honor Washington working women
Twelve women from Lewis County who spent World War II working at the Boeing plant in Chehalis or farming the fields around the county are all featured in the 2014 …
Mon., Dec. 23, 2013, 1:28 p.m.
Inslee makes overture to Boeing rival Airbus
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee personally met with an Airbus executive recently to discuss how the state and the Boeing rival can work together.
Sun., Dec. 22, 2013
In rare union split, national Machinists leaders order vote on Boeing contract offer
SEATTLE – Despite the vehement opposition of local union leaders, the national headquarters of the Machinists union has ordered a vote on Boeing’s revised offer to extend their contract, setting …
Thu., Dec. 12, 2013, 2:20 p.m.
Boeing to shift research jobs to South, Midwest
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Boeing is shifting hundreds of jobs to Alabama, Missouri and South Carolina as it restructures its research and technology operations.
Thu., Dec. 12, 2013
Boeing resumes 777X talks with Machinists union in Washington
SEATTLE – Following an initial meeting with top Boeing Co. leaders Tuesday, the Machinists union began serious negotiations Wednesday and presented management with a preliminary proposal for a contract that …
Wed., Dec. 11, 2013
To land Boeing, Alabama anticipates adding new incentives
MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Alabama’s offer to land Boeing’s new aircraft plant includes financial incentives that don’t exist now, the governor said Tuesday. “We will look at a different incentive package …
Sun., Nov. 24, 2013
Spin Control: Leaving reality out of the picture
A picture is only worth a thousand words if it’s the right picture for the intended words. When it’s the wrong picture, it’s worth considerably fewer words, and more trouble, …
Sat., Nov. 23, 2013
WSU opening branch campus in Everett to meet aerospace industry needs
Washington State University is developing another branch campus to feed a workforce need, this time in Everett. The focus of the campus is science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM, …
Thu., Nov. 21, 2013, 7:31 a.m.
Oops: Pro-Boeing ad in Seattle uses Airbus plane
SEATTLE — There was one thing wrong in a full-page ad in The Seattle Times urging state lawmakers to pass a transportation package aimed at persuading Boeing to build the …