SC Lawmakers Eye Boeing's 777X After Wash. Union Vote

Law360, New York (November 15, 2013, 6:21 PM EST) -- Several top politicians in South Carolina said Friday they will try to convince Boeing to manufacture its new 777X airliner in-state, following a failed union contract vote in Washington state that opened the plane’s future home to competitive bidding.

The International Association of Machinists & Aerospace Workers, Boeing’s largest union, rejected an eight-year labor contract extension on Thursday that was a condition for guaranteeing the 777X airliner’s manufacture in Washington, sparking a speculative frenzy over where the plane — and thousands of manufacturing jobs — will...
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