|SCMA Congratulates Boeing South Carolina Teammates for Rejecting the IAM|
|February 15, 2017|
SCMA CONGRATULATES BOEING SOUTH CAROLINA TEAMMATES FOR REJECTING THE IAM
(Columbia, South Carolina) - South Carolina Manufacturers Alliance's President & CEO, Lewis Gossett, released the following statement regarding the election held today between Boeing South Carolina and The International Association of Machinists:
"The vote from Boeing South Carolina associates to reject joining the IAM further reinforces the fact that unions have no place in our State. This sends a clear message that South Carolinians do not need corrupt third party organizations to represent their interests or have their voices heard. We congratulate the teammates of Boeing South Carolina for choosing to stay union free and we are proud of the outstanding work they do producing world class airplanes."
ABOUT THE SCMA: The South Carolina Manufacturers Alliance is the only statewide organization dedicated exclusively to the interests of manufacturers. Its mission is to elevate the quality of life for all South Carolinians by advancing the State's manufacturing industry. The SCMA membership is comprised of more than 200 manufacturing companies that represent more than 80,000 associates in South Carolina. For additional information about the SCMA, please visit www.myscma.com.