IAM Condemns GKN’s Plan to Ship 300 St. Louis Jobs to Alabama

In a move taken right out of the Corporate America playbook, GKN Aerospace has recently informed IAM District 837 that it will be laying off more than 300 union workers at its St. Louis facility and shipping their jobs to a right-to-work state. GKN has confirmed that the company plans to shut down its St. Louis Composites Department and move the bonding mechanic work to its facility in Tallassee, AL – a right-to-work state. “GKN gathered its employees, some of the highest-skilled aerospace workers in the country, and informed them that the company planned to kick its more than 300 […]