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Boeing Threatening its Employees With a Relocation to Utah

OFFICIALS -- AT THE BOEING AIRCRAFT HEADQUARTERS, IN WASHINGTON STATE -- HAVE CONTACTED UTAH GOVERNOR GARY HERBERT, ABOUT OUR STATE'S INTEREST IN BRINGING THE PRODUCTION LINE -- OF 777-X AIRPLANES -- HERE.

HERBERT BEGAN PRELIMINARY DISCUSSIONS WITH BOEING LEADERS, THIS WEEK.

THEY'RE CONSIDERING THE MOVE -- TO OUR 'RIGHT TO WORK' STATE -- DUE TO CONTRACT PROBLEMS WITH THE UNION, AT THEIR PACIFIC NORTHWEST PLANT.

THE COMPANY HAS ALSO SPOKEN WITH OFFICIALS IN ALABAMA AND CALIFORNIA.

BUT SOME OBSERVERS BELIEVE IT'S JUST A PLOY TO GET FURTHER UNION CONCESSIONS.

 

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