An agreement was reached on Thursday between workers at Spirit Aerosystems, a supplier of aircraft
Parts To Boeing, Ending A Work Stoppage At The Company's Wichita, Kansas, Facilities.
A strike was authorized by Spirit Aerosystems last Thursday after its workers voted against a new
Contract And In Favor Of A Strike. Spirit Aerosystems Supplies The Fuselages And Other Parts For
Boeing's Best-Selling 737 Max Aircraft. A note to staff from Stan Deal, CEO of Boeing's commercial
Airplane Unit, States That The Company Is Monitoring The Situation As It Assesses The Potential Impact
On Production And Deliveries. There has been a tentative agreement reached between
The Company And The Union That Represents The 6,000 Workers, The International Association Of
Machinists And Aerospace Workers Announced On Tuesday. According To The Union, 63% Of Workers
Approved The New Agreement. There will be a return to work on July 5. Boeing is scrambling to increase the
Number Of New Aircraft Produced As A Result Of The Production Pause. To Ensure That Production Of
Some Fuselages Could Continue During The Strike, The Company Held An Inventory Of Some Fuselages.