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Boeing may move 777X out of Washington state
Yahoo News ^ | 14 Nov 2013 | MIKE BAKER

Posted on 11/14/2013 3:53:09 PM PST by mandaladon

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To: dirtymac
just to clarify...Alcoa had one plant in Spokane decades ago, but Kaiser took over after WW2....there were two plants in the area....

the unions dolts?..yep...I blame them but I also blame Charles Hurowitz who sold every asset and bankrupted the company, resulting in a large number of people...salaried and union.. my husband included...in losing their pensions and their medical benefits at retirement...which meant that you could have put in 27 yrs there like my husband and come out of it with a pitiful Pension board pension and no medical, but with the right to buy cobra for $1000 a month..

51 posted on 11/14/2013 8:49:51 PM PST by cherry (.in the time of universal deceit, telling the truth is revolutionary.....)
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To: American Constitutionalist

I do not wish bad things on my state, but the whole budget shennagans count on Boeing and its workers and won’t it be sad if they have to have enough special session to raise more taxes?.....or lay off teachers, something that I really don’t believe actually happens....


52 posted on 11/14/2013 8:52:04 PM PST by cherry (.in the time of universal deceit, telling the truth is revolutionary.....)
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To: mandaladon

Waco, Texas has a good place where they could relocate.


53 posted on 11/14/2013 8:53:55 PM PST by VerySadAmerican (".....Barrack, and the horse Mohammed rode in on.")
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To: JoeDetweiler

“Dollars to doughnuts they won’t be moving to California...”

They plan to close the Long Beach plant.


54 posted on 11/14/2013 8:58:10 PM PST by dalereed
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To: mandaladon
Will the last Boeing non-union employee leaving the Seattle area, please turn off all the lights in the plant and lock the gate as you leave. As for IAW District 751 union thugs, you're going to have to learn to work for a living or starve. The WA taxpayers won't come to your rescue. Pity about that...NOT.
55 posted on 11/14/2013 11:30:19 PM PST by MasterGunner01
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To: mandaladon

Right after that tool Inslee gave away the farm to Boeing.

“With the stroke of a pen, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee (D) on Monday signed into law the largest corporate tax break any state has ever given to a single company. And it took just three days of debate in the state legislature to get the measure to Inslee’s desk.

The new law extends a business and operating tax cut for the aerospace giant through 2040, streamlines the permitting process and invests in a transportation package the company had advocated. Over the life of the package, the deal is expected to be worth $8.7 billion.”


56 posted on 11/14/2013 11:39:56 PM PST by moehoward
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To: WildHighlander57

No income tax here in Washington state either.

BUT. You need a permit to have a rain barrel. (In Washington state!!!???)

One of the offers Boeing made was on the pensions. Boeing would chip in 10% the first year, then 8%, then 6% and ending up at 4% per year of the person’s salary. (AVERAGE machinist’s salary is $8


57 posted on 11/15/2013 12:05:05 AM PST by 21twelve (http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2185147/posts 2013 is 1933 REBORN)
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"AVERAGE machinist’s salary is $8"

From the Seattle Times December 7, 2011 (right after the last Boeing union contract negotiations):

"The average annual base wage of Boeing's Machinists is $59,000, with typically about 20 percent on top of that for overtime pay."

That's $29.50/hour.

58 posted on 11/15/2013 3:39:01 AM PST by magellan
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To: cherry
....has Nashville really gone to the dogs?

I live in Nashville and someone would have to hand me a 7-figure check to get me to move. The property values on Music Row are skyrocketing, along with much of the rest of the city. If you include the six counties that border Davidson county and call all of it Nashville/Middle Tennessee, the explosive growth has resulted in 65%-70% of this area being less than twenty years old.

59 posted on 11/15/2013 4:31:29 AM PST by Tonytitan
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To: mandaladon

BTTT


60 posted on 11/15/2013 7:22:40 AM PST by hattend (Firearms and ammunition...the only growing industries under the Obama regime.)
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To: magellan

Thanks!! My FR input hung up and my keyboard wouldn’t work - but only on FR last night!!??

I meant to write $85,000 a year. (From some recent article I read. I suppose that includes the overtime, and wonder if it has the added in benefits as well (health insurance, pension, etc.)?

Regardless, it’s not like these people are making $9.19 an hour.


61 posted on 11/15/2013 10:44:41 AM PST by 21twelve (http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2185147/posts 2013 is 1933 REBORN)
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To: magellan

Oh. And my question/point I had was, is a 4% pension contribution by a company on the average a good or bad deal. I guess most companies don’t even do pensions anymore. What is the rate that companies can match one’s IRA contributions?


62 posted on 11/15/2013 10:47:01 AM PST by 21twelve (http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2185147/posts 2013 is 1933 REBORN)
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