‘We’ve never been better,’ Machinists at Boeing say

EVERETT — The skill level of District 751 Machinists has never been higher and that’s a major reason why the Boeing Co. would be smart to fabricate and assemble its new 777-X jet in Washington state. That’s the message a group of union members delivered in August to consultants with the Revel Consulting, who as … Continue reading

Union backs Project Pegasus study with $100,000

Machinists Union District Lodge 751 has invested $100,000 into a study being sponsored by the Washington Aerospace Partnership that will examine the state’s ability to attract and retain aerospace jobs. “For years, this union has talked about the strengths of Washington as a place for aerospace companies to do business,” said union District President Tom … Continue reading

Unions: Working together brought tanker win

SEATTLE – Leaders of the unions representing Boeing workers around Puget Sound — Tom McCarty of SPEEA and Tom Wroblewski of the Machinists Union — issued this statement last week, congratulating elected officials, Boeing management and the company’s skilled union workers for their recent win in the KC-46A tanker contract. It was published March 12 in The … Continue reading

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