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Wed January 9, 2013

Boeing engineers' strike in 2000 casts shadow over current talks

Strikers march to Boeing headquarters

Boeing engineers and the company are supposed to meet with a federal mediator today – but union leaders say the two sides are still far apart. Looming over the negotiations is a memory that's 13 years old, but still fresh for many.

In early 2000, Boeing engineers and technicians did what nobody expected them to do – walk off the job and stay off.

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