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May 7, 2010
Talking it Over: Knight Takes Pilots Seat for Boeing Negotiation
Source: The Wenatchee World
Author: Wildfred Wood

Boeing has promoted its chief labor negotiator Doug Kight to become a vice president of the corporation, and is moving him to company headquarters in Chicago.


Doug is the son of Bud and Joyce Kight of East Wenatchee, a graduate of Wenatchee High School. A lawyer, he has been with Boeing for 23 years, rising to head its labor relations. His new position is head of human relations, benefits and compensation for the entire company.


A story in The Seattle Times on Tuesday recounts the decision of the company to open a new assembly line in North Carolina.


It says, “Both Kight and Boeing’s top leadership in Chicago treated the (2008 machinists) strike as a final straw, demanding a forceful response that couldn’t wait until the next round of regular contract negotiations four years down the road.”


The Times described Kight as a “soft-spoken lawyer.”


Doug went on to Whitman College and Hastings law school of the University of California before joining Boeing.

 


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