SPEEA Comments on Boeing Eliminating customer Flight Training Airplane pilots, sending jobs to overseas contract house Business Wire SEATTLE -- September 21, 2020 The following is a statement from SPEEA: On Friday September 18, The Boeing Company delivered layoff notices to its remaining seven Flight Training Airplane (FTA) pilots and will instead send the critical work of providing on-site training to airline customers to an overseas contract house. The 60-day notices of layoff eliminate all direct Boeing FTA pilots by the end of November – a critical moment in Boeing’s plan to return the 737MAX to service and start delivering the roughly 400 airplanes now parked around the West Coast. The move comes just days after the U.S. House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure released its report on the “Design, Development and Certification of the Boeing 737MAX.” Based on a year-long investigation, the report, along with citing a “culture of
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I have been informed recently that 15 million dollars in School Based Youth Services funding has been eliminated by the State of New Jersey to programs in 91 school districts in the state. As I understand it, this will cause the closure of our local office on Sept. 11. I am writing to, most respectfully; express my opinion that, particularly at this time, this is an unconscionable mistake.
I base my opinion on over three decades of direct experience with this program. Being in suburban and rural areas, leaders learned through experience here that funding for social services was not available to address many of the ills that confronted our students and their families.