Updates and Announcements
In 2018, our worst fears were confirmed when we received notice that GE was closing the plant. Production ended in 2019 and the few remaining workers, including me and my son, were laid off.
Once upon a time, everyone in Schenectady knew if you got a job offer at GE, you took it.
The GE Lighting factory in Bucyrus, Ohio, has made it through 13 U.S. presidential administrations, and survived two recessions and a global pandemic. But now its future is in jeopardy.
The city’s General Electric workers star on national television in a new commercial, which urges the company to stop sending jobs to foreign countries and instead invest in American jobs, including locally.
The union representing hourly production workers at General Electric’s Schenectady factory is pushing GE to invest in green power generation on the sprawling campus at the foot of Erie Boulevard.