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Boeing is laying off more than 6,000 employees — will those in the Seattle-area be affected?


Boeing has made it official more than six thousand of its U. S. workers are getting layoff notices this week the update from couples Corwin Hank Boeing chief executive Dave Calhoun made this prediction during last month's quarterly revenue call we will be a smaller company for a while he told investors the company would shed to ten percent of its workforce overall and fifteen percent in commercial planes now in a statement Calhoun rights we're notifying the first six thousand seven hundred seventy of our U. S. team members this week that they will be affected it's unclear how many total local workers will be laid off fifteen percent of the Puget Sound area work force would be a little over four thousand workers ever employees are most likely to be affected due to already announced cutbacks in the seven eight seven and triple seven programs

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