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  • U.S. officials are inspecting this morning's fire on a Japan Airlines Boeing (BA -2%) 787 Dreamliner in Boston, the latest setback in the plane that has been plagued by incidents since it entered commercial service in late 2011 and suffered an electrical fire that grounded the test fleet in 2010. Boeing needs to get ahead of the incident quickly or run the risk of a passenger aversion issue, analysts say. [View news story]
    Boeing is having it's problems with the 787 but they will figure it all out. But incidents like this need not happen in the first place.
    Jan 8, 2013. 07:11 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The right-to-work issue in Michigan isn't going unnoticed by labor unions. UAW President Bob King was at the state's Capitol building leading a protest against legislation that would allows workers to opt out of unions and not pay dues. The state House passed the measure yesterday by 58-42, sending it along to the Senate. Though the Big Three are deathly quiet on the issue, it wouldn't be a stretch to imagine weakened union laws in Michigan could help bottom lines. [View news story]
    Let Michigan keep their unions. Right to work states heap the benefits as business opt to leave to where workers have a choice and unions can no longer control their business decisions.
    Dec 7, 2012. 09:37 AM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment