SEATTLE (PAI)-Members of the International Association of Machinists in the Pacific Northwest are voting today on an 8-year contract extension offer from Boeing that many are unhappy with.
The prospects of launching an organizing drive at the Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft construction plant in anti-union South Carolina...
The proposed six-year contract contains many improvements over previous offers.
The long and bitter battle over Boeing's retaliation against the Machinists may end with a vote.
In a 221-69 vote, workers at the IKEA Swedwood plant here voted to have the Machinists union become their official representative.
An election today at IKEA's Swedwood furniture plant will determine whether workers at the plant will have a union to represent them.
IKEA agreed to a union election date, but only after adding "team captains" to the pool in a move the Machinists union says is aimed at influencing the vote.
After receiving 20,000 complaints from people angry about how it treats its workers here, IKEA has agreed to meet with the union trying to organize them.
Health care, wages and pensions topped the talks between a multi-union coalition, headed by the United Electrical Workers, with General Electric.
Workers at Hamilton Sundstrand are fighting company plans to eliminate 214 Connecticut jobs this year, shrinking the unionized workforce by more than 20 percent.