SPEEA rejects Boeing contract; negotiations commence; no strike possible till after Nov. 25

SPEEA, the engineers union for The Boeing Co., rejected the company’s proposed contract Monday by a 96% vote margin. The Seattle Times has this story. Boeing issued this statement: The SPEEA negotiations team notified Boeing that SPEEA’s membership… Read More

SPEEA rejecting Boeing contract

It’s 10pm Monday PDT and SPEEA is voting down the Boeing contract. New talks are scheduled for Tuesday.

Odds and Ends: 787-9 progress but Qatar blast Boeing; EADS; Airbus

Boeing 787-9 progress: Aviation Week has this article detailing progress in the 787-9 program. Qatar blasts Boeing: In what should come as absolutely no surprise, Qatar’s vocal CEO took his displeasure with Boeing public, blasting the company for… Read More

SPEEA vote tally today, results expected late tonight

The contract offer vote count begins today at SPEEA headquarters at 5pm, with results anticipated by around 10 or 11 pm PDT. The offer by Boeing is considered by the SPEEA leadership to be so bad that it… Read More