Union Strike at USA

Shuttle workers vote to strike, Orlando Sentinel

"A union representing 569 space-shuttle workers at Kennedy Space Center voted Saturday to strike. The contract dispute will not affect Friday's scheduled launch of Atlantis or future shuttle missions, United Space Alliance spokeswoman Tracy Yates said."

United Space Alliance Statement Regarding IAM Contract Rejection

"However, if a strike does occur, USA is prepared to continue activities to safely prepare the Space Shuttle vehicles for upcoming launches by using other experienced and certified employees to perform all necessary tasks. Throughout this time, the safety of the astronaut crew members, our employees and the irreplaceable national assets at the Kennedy Space Center will remain our top priority. All safety practices and procedures will be maintained at their usual high standard and will not be compromised."

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