Industry and Labor Join to "Stop the Clock" -- Avoid Sequestration. A new report commissioned by AIA demonstrates the irreplaceable impact the aerospace and defense (A/D) industry has on America's economic and national security. Addressing the current economic crisis, the report emphasizes the industry's support of more than three million American workers. With federal budget sequestration looming and DOD, FAA and NASA budgets facing severe cuts, the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers and the Aerospace Industries Association have escalated efforts to educate the public and elected officials on the need for alternatives to budget sequestration. Read more.
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