Boeing's (BA) machinists union is due to vote today on a 4-year contract extension that both...

|About: The Boeing Company (BA)|By:, SA News Editor

Boeing's (BA) machinists union is due to vote today on a 4-year contract extension that both sides hope will lead to more harmonious relations after years of rancor. Frost & Sullivan analyst Wayne Plucker says Defense cuts and the intensifying competition with Airbus (EADSF.PK) make good labor relations "pivotal."