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ProPublica details NLRB-Boeing dispute

ProPublica today lays out the facts and a sampling of the political theater surrounding the National Labor Relations Board’s dispute with Boeing.

The government sued Boeing for allegedly punishing its union work force in Washington state by changing the location of a new plant to South Carolina, a so-called right-to-work state.

The case is being widely watched by pro- and anti-union forces. Even some of the presidential candidates have chimed in. As usual, the political rhetoric hasn’t helped matters at all.

Here’s the link:

Primer: In Labor Board Dispute With Boeing, Growing Controversy Clouds Facts