Changing Workforce

Boeing factory where Trump touted jobs is laying off workers

By Danielle Paquette for the Washington Post via the Chicago Tribune

Jun 23, 2017

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Five months ago at a Boeing factory in South Carolina, President Donald Trump proclaimed, "We are going to fight for every last American job."

On Thursday, workers at the North Charleston plant learned they'd soon face layoffs.

The airplane manufacturer announced it would be cutting "fewer than 200 people" at the 787 Dreamliner campus and other facilities in the city.

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