Nefty Alvarez: GE Should Invest in Workers to Fix Broken Supply Chain

Growing up in Lynn, I remember driving by the General Electric (GE) plant, seeing hundreds of cars in the parking lot, and thinking that those workers were making essential products that Americans depended upon, including our military.

I have worked as a union machinist since 2008 at GE in Lynn, where we make components and jet engines for United States military helicopters and aircraft. Homeland security matters to me, as does keeping my community healthy and financially thriving. We are a city that takes pride in our long history of manufacturing, which includes generations of Lynn workers producing a wide range of high-tech products for General Electric.

GE recently announced that the company will divide itself into three separate, public divisions. CEO Larry Culp stated that “each can benefit from greater focus, tailored capital allocation, and strategic flexibility to drive long-term growth and value for customers, investors, and employees.”

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