Thread regarding Spirit AeroSystems layoffs

Spirit to lay off 2,800 employees - with more to come

Well, things just went from bad to worse.

Wichita’s largest employer, Spirit AeroSystems, announced Friday that it will lay off 2,800 workers due to uncertainty about production of the Boeing 737 Max.
All 2,800 employees work in Wichita. The layoffs will be followed by further cuts later this month at the company’s Tulsa and McAlestar, Oklahoma, locations, according to a news release sent out by the company.

https://www.kansas.com/news/politics-government/article239157033.html

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Heads up. Boeing employee here from the seattle area. You are correct about the rate reduction after certification. We are being told the rate will start at 21 per month and that itll take 2 years (24 months) to get back to the 52 per month we were at before this whole thing unfolded.

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If you we are hired after april 2018 you are being cut news today from 1st union rep.

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If you are part of that 2800 dont expect to be called back any time soon . Read your email and the press release they are laying off reduce cost and expecting a lower production rate when max is recertified. The company is working with other companies and gonna have a job fair for all employees affected. Why would they help you find a job ?! The spirit goes on to say if their are further delays for the max may have to layoff more . THEY ARE SLOWING PRODUCTION WHEN MAX RETURNS !!!@ AND TRIMMING THE EXTRA PEOPLE NOW!!!

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Post ID: @1vzf+12W5oInf

With the bizarre, crass and abusive nature of Boeing’s conduct coming to light as
Detailed in the documents that were released on December 24th 2019 at 7:00pm.
We may very well see an extended period of downtime.

https://www.investors.com/news/beoing-737-max-shocking-internal-messages/?src=A00220&yptr=yahoo

The Boeing 737 Max Is a Case Study for Everything Wrong With American
Corporate Governance / What Governance?

https://www.esquire.com/news-politics/politics/a30470973/boeing-737-max-employees-emails/

https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/transportation/airlines-/-aviation/boeing-executives-called-dgca-fools-stupid-during-737-max-planes-approval-process-in-2017-documents/articleshow/73194416.cms

{IMO} we need to separate ourselves as best we can from Boeing
We have the capacity to grow with Airbus, we should look upon this as an
Opportunity

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