Boeing defense workers plan to strike on August 1


(RTTNews) – About 2,500 members of a union that represents three Boeing Co. defense sites in the St. Louis area have rejected the company’s current contract offer and will strike at the three Boeing Co. defense sites. the Saint-Louis region, from Monday, August 1, 2022.

Striking factories include Boeing sites in St. Louis, St. Charles, Mo. and Mascoutah, Illinois.

It cannot accept a contract that is not fair and just because this company continues to earn billions of dollars every year on the backs of its hard-working members, the International Association of Machinists and Workers said on Sunday. of Aerospace (IAM) District 837 in a statement.

The union alleged that Boeing previously withdrew a pension from its members, and now the company is unwilling to adequately compensate its members’ 401(k) plan. He will not allow the company to jeopardize the hard-earned pensions of its members.

IAM members of District Lodge 837 build and produce the world’s finest weapons and military aircraft, including the F-15, F-18, T-7A trainer and the MQ-25 unmanned tanker.

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