KPLU http://apr.org en Machinists To Vote On Boeing's Latest Contract Offer http://apr.org/post/machinists-vote-boeings-latest-contract-offer Transcript <p>RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST: <p>And a vote takes place today that could have a major impact on the economy in and around Seattle. The giant airplane maker Boeing is threatening to move thousands of jobs away from the Seattle region unless 30,000 unionized Boeing workers vote to accept cuts to retirement and health benefits.<p>Ashley Gross of member station KPLU has the story.<p>ASHLEY GROSS, BYLINE: At issue is where Boeing will build the next version of its long-haul jet, the Triple Seven. Fri, 03 Jan 2014 09:39:00 +0000 KPLU 44308 at http://apr.org