Boeing Machinists Strike Over Pay, Health Benefits Boeing's 27,000 union machinists are on strike. Talks between the aerospace company and the International Association of Machinists broke down over the weekend after the parties failed to come to an agreement on pay and health benefits.
NPR logo

Boeing Machinists Strike Over Pay, Health Benefits

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/94377264/94377240" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
Boeing Machinists Strike Over Pay, Health Benefits

Boeing Machinists Strike Over Pay, Health Benefits

Boeing Machinists Strike Over Pay, Health Benefits

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/94377264/94377240" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Boeing's 27,000 union machinists are on strike. Talks between the aerospace company and the International Association of Machinists broke down over the weekend after the parties failed to come to an agreement on pay and health benefits.

Paula Wissel reports from member station KPLU in Seattle and Tacoma.