Strike Duties SpeedFact

SIGN UP FOR STRIKE DUTIES Dear Brothers and Sisters, The expiration of the current contract is rapidly approaching. Your Bargaining Committee has been formulating our Union proposals and negotiations are underway.          While it is still too early to tell how the final proposal will look, we are preparing for the worst. It takes many weeks of preparation to ensure that picket lines are properly staffed, the various committees (Security, Check-in, etc…) are identified, and everyone knows the procedures that will be used in the event that the Company forces us to reject their contract offer. The Strike Committee is […]

Boeing Strike Sanction SpeedFact

Strike Sanction Vote Participation June 27, 2022 Dear Brothers and Sisters, The “Strike Sanction” vote that was held on Saturday, June 25th was a HUGE success!!  Your votes returned a 99% “strike approval” which is outstanding. It was great seeing you all there and to witness what true Union solidarity looks like.  Your dedication shows the Company and our Community, without a doubt, the strength of being a Union member!!! With that said, your participation in the upcoming “Contract” vote on Sunday, July 24th will be even more important, so we ask that you please plan on being there.  We […]

SpeedFacts Boeing Strike Strike Sanction Vote

    Strike Sanction Vote Meeting is…Saturday, June 25, 2022            When is the Strike Sanction Meeting?                The strike sanction vote will be on Saturday, June 25, 2022 at       “The Family Arena” located at: 2002 Arena Parkway, St. Charles, MO 63303 “ENTER THROUGH GATE 2” Doors will open at 9:00 a.m. and the meeting will begin promptly at 10:00 a.m. ALL SHOP STEWARDS, SAFETY & ASSIGNED COMMITTEE WORKERS WILL REPORT AT 8AM!!! Do we get excused from work to attend the Strike Sanction Meeting? The Company has verbally committed to NO mandatory OT on Saturday, June 25th to […]

Boeing Contract SpeedFact

Brothers and Sisters, As we finish the first few days of non-economics, we have made progress in Job Specs and Contract Language. However, we have a long way to go in securing an acceptable contract. Stay united in the fight for our contract and our future. The Strike Sanction vote is next Saturday at the Family Arena. I cannot stress enough the importance of this vote! We need all our members in attendance to send a strong united message to the company. If you have not received a text blast as of yesterday, please fill out another card. Strike Sanction […]

Reps. Bush, Cleaver Seek Answers to Stop GKN Aerospace Plant Closure

WASHINGTON, June 1, 2022 – U.S. Reps. Cori Bush (D-Mo.) and Emanuel Cleaver (D-Mo.) are asking GKN Aerospace CEO David Paja and GKN President of Defense Shawn Black for answers and requesting their support and assistance in saving approximately 1,000 family-sustaining jobs at GKN Aerospace in Hazelwood, Mo. “The recent announcement that the facility would close next year came as a surprise for our local community, particularly given the risk of losing hundreds of good-paying jobs in the process,” write Reps. Bush and Cleaver in a letter to GKN leadership. “Given the impact, this would have on families and our economy, our top priority is to see […]