Boeing’s Anti-Union Crusade Just Hit a New Low

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Boeing doesn’t want its Charleston, SC employees joining together for better wages and benefits. The aerospace giant, which employs more than 30,000 IAM members in Washington state, has made that clear. Boeing’s top brass pays for an anti-union website, gushes as South Carolina’s governor brags about kicking out good-paying union jobs, and – in a bizarre strategy – used lunch room table toppers to rail against the “nutritional value” of unions. But it’s Boeing’s latest attempt to intimidate its Charleston … Read More

Boeing’s Shameful Attacks on its South Carolina Employees’…

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Boeing’s Shameful Attacks on its South Carolina Employees’ Rights Will Not Go Unchallenged Washington, DC – Richard Trumka, president of the AFL-CIO, and Edward Wytkind, president of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO, issue this statement in response to Boeing’s latest tactics aimed at squashing attempts by its employees in South Carolina to select the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace workers as their collective bargaining representative. “Boeing’s sinister claims that the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) is somehow … Read More

Boeing Threatens Workers on Both Coasts

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A statement by Boeing posted on their anti-union website in South Carolina is drawing media scrutiny for suggesting that jobs in Washington state and South Carolina could be at risk if Congress doesn’t bow to a Norwegian Airlines (NAI) proposal to operate  as a low-cost carrier in U.S. markets. The tone of Boeing’s statement is ominous: “…all employees ought to be concerned,” says Bill McSherry, a Boeing Vice President, who goes on to criticize lawmakers, the IAM and other labor … Read More

BSC Workers Should Share Boeing’s Success: Celebrating 100 Years

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In celebration of Boeing’s 100th birthday we want to remind those reveling at a distance from the men and women on the shop floor to not forget those who have dedicated years of service to reach this historic milestone. No company could be as world-renowned as Boeing without a hard-working, dedicated and skilled front-line work force. “Labor is prior to, and independent of, capital. Capital is only the fruit of labor, and could never have existed if labor had not … Read More