“One year later, we have $480 million in new investment and nearly 1,000 new jobs,” says Sheila Sweeney, interim CEO of the St. Louis Economic Development Partnership.
Slow-down means fewer employees will be needed on the line, but Gillian says they will be shifted to other projects, including the 777-X, so no layoffs will be necessary.
Boeing CEO Jim McNerney is stepping away from the controls after 10 years.
Hundreds of job-seekers filled the gymnasium at Harris Stowe State University Monday for Congressman Lacy Clay’s 10th annual Career Fair.
U.S. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus says he’d like Congress to authorize the purchase of more Growlers made by Boeing in St. Louis.
The Machinists union is delaying its attempt to organize Boeing workers in South Carolina, announcing Friday that it’s withdrawing a petition to hold a union vote next week.
Incentives tied to St. Louis area job retention & creation
Gov. Jay Nixon, legislative leaders and Boeing officials hold a groundbreaking ceremony today to begin construction on an expansion that will bring more than 700 new skilled-labor jobs to the region.
Former Boeing Procurement Officer Deon Anderson was sentenced to 20 months in prison in connection with a bribery/kickback scheme involving Boeing military aircraft parts.
The layoffs are scheduled for December as part of a cutback of 500 employees nationwide.