Return to work as early as November 12, 2012
Bombardier Learjet announced today that its unionized employees in Wichita, members of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAMAW), have voted to accept a proposed contract agreement, ending a strike action that began on October 8, 2012. Employees may return to work as early as November 12, 2012.
“We are satisfied with the outcome of the vote and are confident in moving forward and continuing to work with all of our employees,” said Ralph Acs, Vice President and General Manager, Bombardier Learjet. “The agreement reflects our mutual commitment to the long-term success of our site. We believe the strength and long-term potential of Learjet in Wichita resides with the products we manufacture and the experienced, dedicated and skilled workforce that contributes to the production and maintenance of world-class aircraft.”
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