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Workers who build parts for the 737 Max are getting laid off and having their hours cut as the worldwide grounding rips through Boeing’s contrac...

The layoffs at Skills Inc. show the impact of Boeing's 737 Max crisis, despite the plane maker pledging not to furlough or lay off its own workers.
A composite image showing ousted Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg, and employees of Boeing supplier Spirit AeroSystems, which announced 2,800 layoffs on January 10, 2020.

Boeing’s fired CEO got his $62 million payout confirmed the same day 2,800 people in the 737 Max supply chain were laid off

Boeing spelled out its large pay package for Dennis Muilenburg on Friday. Meanwhile, Kansas-based supplier Spirit AeroSystems made huge redundancies.
Airplane fuselages bound for Boeing's 737 Max production facility sit in storage at their top supplier, Spirit AeroSystems Holdings Inc, in Wichita, Kansas, U.S. December 17, 2019.

A major Boeing supplier in Kansas is laying off 2,800 workers because of the 737 Max production halt

Spirit AeroSystems, which builds parts of the Max for Boeing under contract, said Boeing had not shared a timeline for the production suspension.

Boeing’s move to halt 737 Max production could hurt the 600 suppliers that make parts for the plane despite its promise not to cut its own workf...

Suppliers of parts ranging from engines, fuselages, and wings to cockpit screens and lightbulbs, face impacts from the Boeing 737 Max production halt.