St. Louis, MO (KTRS) - It appears Boeing is looking to shed jobs in St. Louis.
An internal letter to employees surfaced Tuesday. In the letter, the aerospace giant said they need to trim another $2.1 billion in expenses to stay competitive. In order to meet this goal, Boeing is asking for the voluntary resignation of some non-union employees.
In response to the letter leaking,Boeing released a statement that said in part, "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.”
The letter offering voluntary layoffs was sent to more than 10,000 employees.