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Article Excerpt: Employers and business groups are trying to stop an Obama administration effort that calls for federal contractors to hire a minimum number of disabled workers and could penalize those who don’t by revoking their contracts. The proposal could … Continue reading

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Article Excerpt: United Space Alliance LLC is moving forward with anticipated employee layoffs. On Feb. 8, NASA’s largest shuttle contractor filed paperwork to lay off 73 Houston workers. The company, equally owned by The Boeing Co. and Lockheed Martin Corp., has laid off thousands … Continue reading

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Article Excerpt: Boeing reported strong fourth-quarter results on Wednesday but forecast lower-than-expected profits for 2012 because of rising pension costs and the slow completion rate for its new 787 Dreamliner passenger jets. The company predicted it would earn $4.05 to $4.25 … Continue reading

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Article Excerpt: The decision by aircraft manufacturer Boeing to close its Wichita, KA plant has sparked anger and public comment from officials in Kansas who believe the company did not act in good faith while enlisting the help of Wichita city officials … Continue reading

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Article Excerpt: Boeing Co said it would close its Defense, Space & Security facility that employs more than 2,160 workers in Wichita by the end of 2013 as part of a move to cut costs amid a tightening U.S. defense budget. … Continue reading

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