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Last Boeing C-17 Leaves Long Beach Plant Killed by Union

As former employees and retirees reminisced about how a union strike killed their jobs, the last C-17 military transport plane left Boeing’s Long Beach assembly plant, which had employed 35,000 workers a decade ago.

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Colt Workers Union Seeks Bailout From Connecticut Taxpayers

With Colt Defense LLC “enmeshed in a bankruptcy case” and its future–financial and otherwise–in question, the union which represents workers at Colt is seeking a bailout from the Connecticut government