Boeing Co. production workers on strike since Saturday can tap $150 per week three weeks into walkout. The Machinists union has a $140 million strike fund and can sustain support for striking Boeing Co. production workers for five or six months, President Tom Buffenbarger said Tuesday. Speaking from the convention of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers in Orlando, Fla., Buffenbarger said support for the strike has been unwavering among delegates, even from local Machinists unions of airlines and other hard-hit sectors. continue reading

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