- Boeing (BA) intends to transfer hundreds of research jobs to Alabama, Missouri and South Carolina and away from Washington state and California.
- The move is part of a restructuring of Boeing's U.S. research operations that will start in early 2014 and will be completed in 2015.
- The news comes as negotiations break down between Boeing and its machinists union over a labor contract that would see the company build the 777X in the Seattle area. Boeing said that the transfer of the research jobs had nothing to do with the 777X talks.
Boeing to moves hundreds of jobs away from Washington state
Dec 13 2013, 07:26 ET