Updates and Announcements

Updates and Announcements

Hundreds of GE Workers rally for fair wages, protect U.S. jobs

Hundreds of General Electric (GE) workers from four states including Kansas and Kentucky rallied at the heart of the company Tuesday calling on the company to reinvest in their employees. Among those who marched from State Street to the GE headquarters on Edison Ave was 3rd generation GE worker and Local Union 301 member Chris DePoalo. “I was born in Schenectady, this is my home turf, this is where we started electricity 128 years ago,” he said.

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Hundreds of GE union workers rally for better pay, healthcare, other items

Hundreds of General Electric IUE-CWA union workers chanted various sayings as they marched Tuesday from their State Street union hall to the GE sign just outside the main gate at GE’s main Schenectady plant on River Road. “Larry Culp you can’t hide, we can see your greedy side,” they shouted. Culp is the chairman and CEO of GE and CEO of GE Aerospace, according to the company’s website.

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GE union workers protest at Schenectady plant for fair contracts

General Electric workers from across the country mobilized in Schenectady Tuesday afternoon, demanding reinvestment in American workers, stronger pay and union protections ahead of the company’s historic split. Hundreds of GE employees converged at IUE-CWA Local 301 Union Hall and marched to the General Electric Plant at 1 River Road in what organizers are calling the largest national direct action by GE workers in years. The multi-state directive attracted workers from plants in New York, Massachusetts, Kansas and Kentucky pushing the $80 billion company to increase wages to respond to inflation, protect retirement security and stop the offshoring of GE jobs.

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General Electric protest in New York to unite workers from across country to demand GE stop job cuts, tackle inflation with pay boost, invest in U.S. wind turbine production to create new green energy jobs, ensure stability during $2 billion company split

In new charges filed by General Electric workers fighting to unionize in Alabama, workers allege GE issued illegal threats to close their factory, multiple retaliatory terminations of pro-union workers, illegal surveillance, and intimidation tactics

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