Boeing Worker In Seattle Dies From COVID-19 (Update)

Boeing worker at Everett plant dies from coronavirus infection, Seattle Times

"The man's job was to oversee unfinished work that had traveled out from the factory to the flight line. He was also a shop steward in the International Association of Machinists (IAM) union. On Saturday, while he was still in intensive care, his brother posted a plea to Boeing on Facebook. "Boeing Everett plant, please close your doors and shut down," his brother wrote, adding that the man had worked at Boeing for 27 years. "My brother is on life support. Please pray for him and all affected by the virus," he concluded.In a subsequent post, he said his brother had died."

Boeing to Temporarily Suspend Puget Sound Production Operations in Response to Escalating COVID-19 Pandemic

"Boeing [NYSE: BA] announced a temporary suspension of production operations at its Puget Sound area facilities in light of the state of emergency in Washington state and the company's continuous assessment of the accelerating spread of the coronavirus in the region. These actions are being taken to ensure the well-being of employees, their families and the local community, and will include an orderly shutdown consistent with the requirements of its customers."

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