Some compromises have been hammered out, but it appears a final labor agreement between Boeing and the International Association of Machinists won't get off the ground anytime soon. On Tuesday, the IAM revealed the plane maker had agreed to offer a voluntary layoff package that could be attractive to older workers. Sources say labor relations remain strained. Negotiations have been ongoing since January, when Boeing said it planned to cut 10,000 jobs in 2009.
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