Bucyrus workers laid off from General Electric Lighting plant featured in new national TV commercial

BUCYRUS—Local General Electric Lighting workers are starring in a new national advertising campaign to urge the company to increase the number of union manufacturing jobs in Bucyrus.

Workers from the GE Lighting facility in Bucyrus, Ohio have joined a national coalition that is calling on GE and GE Lighting to bring back a range of manufacturing jobs that have been offshored or outsourced.

“GE Lighting should be investing here in our community. Instead, they have offshored too many jobs, laying off workers and allowing green technology to be produced overseas,” said GE Lighting worker Will Evans, President of IUE-CWA Local 84704.

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