Boeing announces voluntary layoff plan in St. Louis

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – Will layoffs be coming to Boeing in St. Louis? A statement from the company says the layoff plan is voluntary.

The statement says, “Boeing Defense, Space & Security today informed its St. Louis region-based employees of an opportunity for a limited voluntary layoff plan. This is an option employees have requested in the past and provides the enterprise with another means toward better affordability for the customers of our products in a highly-competitive marketplace. We are committed to work with our customers to ensure continued quality and performance during this transition as employees volunteer for layoff.”