Boeing Union Recommends Strike at Kansas Plant

By: AP
By: AP

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) _ The union representing engineers at the Boeing Co.'s military aircraft plant in Wichita is recommending its members reject the company's contract offer and go out on strike.

Negotiations broke down Tuesday between Boeing and the Society of Professional Engineering Employees in Aerospace.

Union members will vote next week on the same contract they rejected 209-28 earlier this month. This time, the union also is asking for a strike authorization.

SPEEA represents 700 engineers at Boeing's Integrated Defense Systems plant in Wichita.

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