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Boeing looks at taking 777X production elsewhere after Washington machinists reject contract

SEATTLE — Boeing’s history in the Pacific Northwest dates back more than a century, when William Boeing purchased a Seattle shipyard that would become his first airplane factory. In recent years, however, those ties have been fraying, first with the

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New rules for Veterans Day for Oregon employers

During the last legislative session, the Oregon Legislature unanimously passed Senate Bill 1, providing for Veterans Day time off for veterans. The law became effective immediately upon signing. Beginning this Veterans Day, November 11, 2013, Oregon employers will be required to provide

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HealthCare.gov: Why didn’t the White House use WordPress? – POLITICO.com

Great read on WordPress and why its a good solution. HealthCare.gov is “a disaster,” “a failure” and “excruciatingly embarrassing” for the Obama administration. Why didn’t they just use WordPress? Of the 14 states running their own health insurance marketplaces, five

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Jobs top issue in Pratt & Whitney-Machinists talks

HARTFORD — As jet engine manufacturer Pratt & Whitney and the Machinists Union begin negotiations Thursday for a new contract governing pay, benefits, work rules and other conditions, the top issue will be jobs. Neither company nor union representatives would

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