Updates and Announcements
Bucyrus workers laid off from General Electric Lighting plant featured in new national TV commercial
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 at a Madisonville plant are part of a national union’s campaign to keep union jobs in the commonwealth.
A national coalition of labor, environmental, trade, and veterans groups launched a nationwide campaign this week entitled “Bring It Home GE,” calling on manufacturing giant General Electric to heed the Biden administration’s call to “Build Back Better” by reinvesting in domestic manufacturing jobs in green energy, military, and commercial aviation.
National Coalition of Labor, Environmental and Veterans Groups Call on General Electric to “Bring It Home”
Back in March, we covered how General Electric (GE) shut down production of A-19 LED light bulbs at its factory in Bucyrus, Ohio. Not only was it a blow to the 81 workers who lost their jobs, it also was a big letdown because those bulbs once shone brightly on Walmart shelves, part of the retailer’s Made in USA public relations campaign (Walmart, perhaps not surprisingly, dodged the issue).
General Electric’s CEO Larry Culp said the debt reducing decision by the manufacturing giant create three companies…
Previous Salem General Electric workers have been through a lot in recent years…