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After returning home to Kansas, I was honored to be able to continue to serve in a new role, working as an engine mechanic in General Electric’s Arkansas City plant, building and maintaining military aviation equipment as I did my part to continue keeping our troops and nation safe. When I started at the factory, working for GE was a good-paying union job with a pension that would allow me to provide for my family as I continued to serve my country in a new way.
General Electric Workers from Across America Protest in New York Demanding Inflation Protection, Lower Healthcare Costs, Secure Retirement and Stop Offshoring Jobs as Employees Vow to Defend Collectively Bargained Rights in Upcoming Contract Fight
IUE-CWA GE Workers have been pushing GE to reinvest in US manufacturing as it prepares to break up into three companies: GE Health Care…
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.
Schenectady Daily Gazette: 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.
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.
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