by Angela Smith (WICHITA, Kan.)
After more than two weeks on the picket lines, the Machinists Union and Hawker Beechcraft agree to meet.
In releases sent out Wednesday afternoon, both stated they will "explore options concerning the strike and negotiations."
Both IAM Local Lodge 733 and 2328 negotiators and Hawker Beechcraft negotiators will meet with the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Services in Wichita.
The time, date and location of the meeting have not been released.