Shortly after Boeing Company cited a machine workers strike as a primary reason for the decline in the company's third-quarter numbers, union members approved a new contract to end the eight-week strike that hindered the delivery of aircraft to several carriers, the Associated Press reports. Nearly three-quarters of the union, which represents almost 27,000 workers, voted in favor of a new proposal Saturday. The new contract will provide pay increases over the next four years, preserve health benefits, and will prevent the outsourcing of particular jobs.
Boeing to Resume Aircraft Delivery As Machine Workers Strike Ends
by Kirk Cassels
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