Recently, Boeing informed us of their “QA Transformation Plan.” Their plan looks to eliminate thousands of specific inspections within the manufacturing process and, in other cases, shift inspection work over to our mechanics. Read More...
IAM 751 members working at Boeing will be asked to select their health and dental insurance coverage for 2019 during the annual enrollment period, which runs Nov. 6 through Nov. 27. You should have received an information packet in the mail. Review enrollment materials, examine co-pays and out-of-pocket expenses, and a check list of network providers. Read More... Download: 2018_Open_Enrollment.pdf
Grieser awarded $44,263 and $1,932 a month for life after previous claims were denied.
Persistence pays off is more than a saying for 751-retiree Charlie Grieser; it is also a message he wants to send to other veterans who might find themselves in the situation he was in.
In October, Grieser was finally awarded a 90 percent disability that delivered him more than $44,263 in retroactive disability payments, after years of being denied a disability claim with the Veterans Administration (VA) arising from his years in the Marine Corps. In addition, he will receive $1,932 a month disability payment tax free for the rest of his life, free medical care, and free access to Washington State parks. Click here to read article.
The IAM/Boeing Joint Apprenticeship Committee will be accepting applications for the:
Tool & Die Maker Apprenticeship Program starting on Monday, Nov. 12th, 2018;
Manufacturing Machinist Apprenticeship Program starting on Wednesday, Nov. 14th, 2018;
Machine Tool Maintenance Mechanic Apprenticeship Program starting on Thursday, Nov. 15th, 2018.
The Prep Pack describes each trade and the qualifications needed.
Internal Boeing Link to Prep Pack: http://apprenticeship.web.boeing.com/PrepPack. Read More...