Sun, Aug 07, 2011
HBC Issues Statement on Acceptance of New Contract
There's a new contract between Hawker-Beech and the IAM... HBC
Chairman and CEO Bill Boisture has issued a statement regarding the
announcement that the agreement for a new five-year labor contract
has been approved by a vote of the Union membership. The
announcement was made by the leadership of the International
Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) District
Lodge 70, Local Lodges 733 and 2328.
"We are pleased with the outcome of
today's vote. The partnership between the company and the Union
leadership throughout this process has been productive. We look
forward to building on this positive relationship throughout the
next five years.
"The new contract encourages open communication, mutual respect and
trust, while continuing to leverage the tremendous progress we have
made. This includes offering the best training opportunities to our
employees through our recent agreement with the State of
"This is significant for our company and provides us with the
opportunity to grow efficiently in the future and keep high-quality
jobs in Wichita."
Hawker Beechcraft Corporation's headquarters and major
facilities are located in Wichita, Kan., with operations in Salina,
Kan.; Little Rock, Ark.; Chester, England, U.K.; and Chihuahua,
Mexico. The company leads the industry with a global network of
more than 100 factory-owned and authorized service centers.
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