Boeing, UAW reach tentative deal

Negotiators for Boeing and the Union representing nearly 1,800 hourly workers at a plant outside Philadelphia have reached a tentative agreement.

The two sides aren’t publicly releasing details of the proposed contract. Workers are being briefed on it, and are expected to vote Sunday.

Ratification would mark the end of two months of talks between Boeing and the United Auto Workers union, which represents hourly employees at the rotorcraft plant outside Philadelphia, where Boeing assembles CH-47 Chinook helicopters and V-22 Osprey tilt-rotor craft. The previous contract had expired Oct. 1, and the two sides agreed over the weekend to extend the talks on a day-by-day basis. On Tuesday night, the reached agreement on the proposed deal.


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