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FAA proposes $1.25 million fine for Boeing, alleging managers pressured employees to rush inspections

Aug 06, 2020 - Washington Post Blogs

The Federal Aviation Administration has proposed fining Boeing $1.25 million, alleging that senior managers at the company's plant in South Carolina pressured employees to rush aircraft inspections and in at least one instance, retaliated against a worker who reported the harassment.

In a pair of letters sent to the company Wednesday, the FAA cited several incidents in which Boeing appeared to violate rules designed to insulate employees who conduct safety inspections on behalf of the age...