Monday, April 25, 2011

"Obama’s Union Thugs Descend on American Industry"

By Arnold Ahlert

"Boeing had hoped to secure a long-term agreement with a no-strike clause that would ensure production stability for its customers and be cost competitive for the future. In exchange, however, the IAM insisted upon terms unacceptable to Boeing, including a guarantee that Boeing would place all future commercial airplane production in Puget Sound, and a promise from the company to remain neutral in all IAM union organizing campaigns nationwide. When an agreement with IAM leaders could not be reached, Boeing opted to build the new facility in North Charleston."

"Not mentioned in this release is the fact that the union had also demanded a seat on Boeing’s board."

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