Tue, Feb 28, 2006
Aero-News: Quote of the Day
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Aero-News Quote of the Day
"Sikorsky and the union did have initial contact with
each other to explore what opportunities there are to resume
negotiations. We'll need some further evaluation of that contact
today to see if an opportunity presents itself to get back to the
Source: Sikorsky Aircraft spokesman Bud Grebey,
on the first meeting Monday between the officials with the
helicopter manufacturer and union leaders after approximately 3,600
workers walked off the job last week protesting Sikorsky's latest
contract offer. While it hasn't shut down production, the strike
has sharply reduced production rates for the manufacturer.
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