Sat, Sep 06, 2008
Aero-News: Quote of the Day
ANN's Quote of the Day usually derives from current news,
though we reserve the right to pick quotes out of history that have
a bearing on the day's events and issues.
Sometimes, you'll find them timely and in keeping with the
content of the day's news... and sometimes, they'll just be
Reader suggestions and comments are welcome... and if
particularly intriguing, timely, or poignant, may themselves become
future Quotes of the Day.
Let us hear from you, folks!
Aero-News Quote of the Day
"The strike will commence at one minute after midnight
tonight. This Company disrespected the process, bargained illegally
and most of all, disrespected the finest Aerospace workers anywhere
on the planet by failing to meet your expectations."
Source: The International Machinists And
Aerospace Workers Union, which will strike Boeing at 12:01 am
Saturday morning after last-minute negotiations between the two
sides failed. On Wednesday, IAM workers voted overwhelmingly to
reject Boeing's last contract proposal, and to authorize a strike.
Workers appeared restless, showing open disdain for the union's
agreement to postpone the walkout for 48 hours to give Boeing one
last chance to meet their demands.
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