Machinists remember Seifert’s 69 years at Boeing

AUBURN – One of the Boeing Co.’s longest-tenured workers has died, after a career that spanned both B-17 bombers and the 787 Dreamliner, and mastering bench lathes and robotic tools. Al Seifert of Burien, a tool and die maker at the company’s Auburn plant, died on Feb. 20 at his daughter’s home in Snohomish. He … Continue reading

Machinists ratify agreement with JBLM contractor

JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD — Machinists Union members working for Doss Aviation have ratified a new three-year contract. The contract covers about 15 specialists who refuel military airplanes and helicopters at Joint Base Lewis-McChord and the U.S. Army’s Yakima Training Center. The deal was approved with a 77 percent “yes” vote. Ballots were counted on July … Continue reading

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