Boeing to lay off 800, reduce workforce by 2,000

Boeing to lay off 800, reduce workforce by 2,000

Boeing to lay off 800, reduce workforce by 2,000

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by KING 5 News

KREM.com

Posted on March 22, 2013 at 3:10 PM

A Boeing spokesperson confirmed on Friday that the company will lay off 800 workers, as well as reduce its overall workforce by 2,000 or more in 2013.

According to a company spokesperson, the layoffs will be primarily of workers in the 787 and 747 post-assembly facilities, all machinists, in Everett.

The additional 2,000 to 2,300 positions will be elimated through attrition and transfers.

No employees have been notified of layoffs yet.

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