Boeing Workers Win 11 Years' Back Pay Over Nonunion Status

Law360, New York (November 6, 2012, 5:19 PM EST) -- A group of California-based engineers employed by the Boeing Co. have obtained an arbitration award for back pay dating back to 2001 after the company failed to recognize the employees as union members, according to a union statement released Tuesday.

The ruling, issued last week, found that the company improperly denied higher pay and better benefits to hundreds of engineers in Palmdale, Calif., and Edwards Air Force Base by refusing to recognize their representation by the Society of Professional Engineering Employees in Aerospace, IFPTE Local 2001...
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