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.
by Kirk Cassels
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