Machinists won’t give up Boeing 777X for adoption

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Long-time Machinists Union Steward Becky Beasley isn’t willing to watch Boeing’s next airplane — the 777X — get built in some other state. “After 16 years of building this airplane, it would be like putting my first-born up for adoption to see it go someplace else,” she said. Building the 777X in Everett would be … Continue reading

Spokane Machinists win Bloomsday Corporate Cup

SPOKANE — A team of five Machinists Union members finished first in its division in this year’s Bloomsday Corporate Cup road race. The “Machinists Union 86″ team finished first in the competition for organizations with 400 to 599 employees, and had the sixth-best finish overall, out of 353 teams that entered the 7.5-mile road race. … Continue reading

Spokane company works with union for success

For more than 40 years, managers at Pacific Power Products in Spokane have worked closely with employees represented by the Machinists Union. This partnership has allowed the company’s managers to build a strong base of customers who want their heavy trucks and semi’s serviced by an experienced workforce, said John Dill, a Machinists Union Local Lodge 86 member … Continue reading

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