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January 19, 1993 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
One-Day Strike Called at Boeing: Boeing Co.'s second-largest union has decided to go ahead with a one-day strike today to protest what it says is the company's refusal to negotiate a contract. The Seattle Professional Engineering Employees Assn. represents about 55% of Boeing's 28,000 engineers and technicians, who have been working since Dec. 1 without a contract. The union says its members should get the same terms as those Boeing gave to its machinists earlier last year.
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March 9, 2014 | By Matt Pearce
About 330 detainees were on a hunger strike for better conditions at an immigration detention center in Tacoma, Wash., as of Sunday afternoon, according to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. The hunger strike at the Northwest Detention Center began Friday, and at one point more than half of the facility's 1,300 detainees - 750 - were refusing meals, an ICE official told the Los Angeles Times. The facility is privately owned and operated by the GEO Group Inc., a government contractor.
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BUSINESS
October 21, 1995 | EVELYN IRITANI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Clinton Administration is investigating charges that U.S. industrial competitiveness is being seriously undermined by the shift of aerospace production to China by McDonnell Douglas and the Boeing Co. in exchange for airplane orders. The threat posed by China's efforts to build a domestic aerospace industry and its impact on U.S. jobs are key issues in the bitter 3-week-old strike by the International Machinists Union against Boeing.
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July 9, 1999 | NANCY CLEELAND, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Outside the slaughterhouse, the picket line was a parade of pain: A man missing three fingers. A woman's face sliced by a badly healed scar. A veteran worker limping, his hips thrown into an unnatural tilt by a fall on the fat-slicked concrete floor. Nearly all the strikers marching in the foul breeze were immigrants and refugees, and they wanted the world to know how bad it was inside the plant, one of 11 beef factories owned by industry giant IBP Inc.
BUSINESS
June 10, 1999 | Nancy Cleeland
About 1,300 immigrant workers at the Pasco, Wash., slaughterhouse of meat processing giant IBP Inc. are on strike, protesting what they claim are inhumane and unsafe working conditions at the plant that turns out everything from steaks to tallow for glue. Although represented by the Teamsters, the workers walked out on their own Friday after managers allegedly refused to slow down the assembly production line. A strike vote called later by the Teamsters was approved and sanctioned Wednesday.
NEWS
July 9, 1999 | NANCY CLEELAND, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Outside the slaughterhouse, the picket line was a parade of pain: A man missing three fingers. A woman's face sliced by a badly healed scar. A veteran worker limping, his hips thrown into an unnatural tilt by a fall on the fat-slicked concrete floor. Nearly all the strikers marching in the foul breeze were immigrants and refugees, and they wanted the world to know how bad it was inside the plant, one of 11 beef factories owned by industry giant IBP Inc.
NATIONAL
March 9, 2014 | By Matt Pearce
About 330 detainees were on a hunger strike for better conditions at an immigration detention center in Tacoma, Wash., as of Sunday afternoon, according to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. The hunger strike at the Northwest Detention Center began Friday, and at one point more than half of the facility's 1,300 detainees - 750 - were refusing meals, an ICE official told the Los Angeles Times. The facility is privately owned and operated by the GEO Group Inc., a government contractor.
SPORTS
October 17, 1986 | RICHARD HOFFER
Fred Akers, despite his 83-27 record at Texas, is about to go the way of the Alamo: down in history. He's gone. Outta here. A memory. See, 75% doesn't get it in Texas. You can't just win. You have to win. Actually, Akers has neither won nor won lately. Losses to Stanford in September and to rival Oklahoma last week have had fans and boosters dialing up his already-hot hot seat. The press is writing him off. The boosters are calling for a good old-fashioned lynching.
BUSINESS
June 10, 1999 | Nancy Cleeland
About 1,300 immigrant workers at the Pasco, Wash., slaughterhouse of meat processing giant IBP Inc. are on strike, protesting what they claim are inhumane and unsafe working conditions at the plant that turns out everything from steaks to tallow for glue. Although represented by the Teamsters, the workers walked out on their own Friday after managers allegedly refused to slow down the assembly production line. A strike vote called later by the Teamsters was approved and sanctioned Wednesday.
BUSINESS
October 21, 1995 | EVELYN IRITANI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Clinton Administration is investigating charges that U.S. industrial competitiveness is being seriously undermined by the shift of aerospace production to China by McDonnell Douglas and the Boeing Co. in exchange for airplane orders. The threat posed by China's efforts to build a domestic aerospace industry and its impact on U.S. jobs are key issues in the bitter 3-week-old strike by the International Machinists Union against Boeing.
BUSINESS
January 19, 1993 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
One-Day Strike Called at Boeing: Boeing Co.'s second-largest union has decided to go ahead with a one-day strike today to protest what it says is the company's refusal to negotiate a contract. The Seattle Professional Engineering Employees Assn. represents about 55% of Boeing's 28,000 engineers and technicians, who have been working since Dec. 1 without a contract. The union says its members should get the same terms as those Boeing gave to its machinists earlier last year.
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