(LOS ANGELES) -- Boeing Co. announced Wednesday it will cut 900 of the 3,700 jobs at its Long Beach plant in Southern California.
The Los Angeles Times reported the job cuts, which the company said stemmed from declining orders of its C-17 cargo planes. The factory is expected to close by next year's end unless Congress intervenes or a slew of orders are placed.
According to Boeing, the cuts will be part of 1,100 jobs being dropped across the U.S. related to the C-17 planes.
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