July 24, 2014

Lockheed Machinists Officially End Strike

F-35C JSF night takeoff

Union votes to go back to work on the Joint Strike Fighter Monday.

Lockheed Threatens Mass Layoffs Before Election

F-35 JSF assembly line

Defense giant wants Congress to resolve debt dispute and stop automatic defense cuts.

Lockheed, Machinists Reach Agreement, End Picketing

Lockheed strikers

F-35 manufacturer and its machinists union agree to tentative terms.

Navy Moves Forward with Powerful Poseidon Sensor

p-8a poseidon flutter test

Program is underway to develop a long-range, high-resolution surveillance radar for the P-8A.

Lockheed, Machinists Agree to Mediation

F-35 JSF assembly line

Machinists at the Joint Strike Fighter plant and at Pax River have been on strike for two months.

F-35 Orders Pile Up as Lockheed Strike Drags On

F-35C JSF night takeoff

Lockheed Martin gets a half billion more to start building new F-35s and brings on workers to replace strikers.

Some Strikers Return to Lockheed

F-35 Joint Strike Fighter production

Lockheed says some machinists have returned to work at the Joint Strike Fighter plant.

Automatic Cuts Could Claim 1 Million Jobs

capitol hill

Bipartisan study estimates the employment impact of sequestration.

Striking Lockheed Workers Deliver Demands

Lockheed strikers

Machinists strike has dragged on for nearly two months.

F-35 Machinists Strike to Protest Lockheed Contract

Lockheed strikers

International Association of Machinists says new contract cuts health care and pensions and allows outsourcing.