Senator Patty Murrray http://kplu.org en Union Leaders: Machinists Make Labor Proposal to Boeing http://kplu.org/post/union-leaders-machinists-make-labor-proposal-boeing <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The machinists’ union has presented a labor proposal to the Boeing Company, local union leaders said late Wednesday afternoon.&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The details of the proposal have not been released.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The union made the announcement after an hours-long meeting with Boeing Commercial Airplanes Chief Executive Ray Conner and other company executives Wednesday, raising hopes that the two sides may strike an agreement to build the next 777 wide-body jet in the Puget Sound region.</span></p><p><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, Geneva, SunSans-Regular, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 15px;">“We tried to craft a proposal that would meet the needs of our members, while also ensuring the long-term success of the Boeing Co. in Washington state,” said Tom Wroblewski, the president of Machinists Union District Lodge 751, in a statement. The union said it expects a response from Boeing by Thursday.</span></p><p> Wed, 11 Dec 2013 20:37:12 +0000 Ashley Gross 11606 at http://kplu.org Union Leaders: Machinists Make Labor Proposal to Boeing