Thought the same thing. These folks have just voted themselves out of a (pretty darned good) job, in the midst of what is very close to a Great Depression in many areas of the country. Maybe they think Obama is going to ride his Magical Flying Stallion into the plant and scatter Golden Fairy Dust to each and every employee.
The average gross pay for Boeing Machinists last year was about $85,000.
The union members think that Boeing is bluffing. They do not know how hard Obamacare has hit the corporations. They do not know how expensive these pensions when are taken in the context of the economy.