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Vol. 74/No. 20      May 24, 2010

Unionists strike Boeing
plant in California
Militant/Bill Arth

LONG BEACH, California—Members of United Auto Workers Local 148 picket outside a Boeing plant here. Some 1,700 union members struck the plant, which manufactures the C-17 cargo plane, on May 11. They had voted by an 80 percent majority to reject the company’s contract offer, which sought concessions in pensions and medical benefits.


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