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Strike Mic – October 08, 2013

A group of Indiana University Students have been meeting in the Indiana University Memorial Union every Monday evening for more than a year. The group is a crucial component in bringing attention to IU employment practices, tuition increases, and the current lack of minority representation on campus. The assembly in collaboration with WFHB, brings weekly updates of the work to …

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Local GE Appliance Plant Working With Union To Eliminate 160 Production Jobs

Local management and labor at the Bloomington GE Appliance plant are currently working out how the elimination of 160 production jobs will be handled. On September 9, management announced that approximately 35 percent of the job shedding will be through early retirement provisions and the rest, around 100, will be laid off. Since then, workers at the plant held rallies …

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Daily Local News – October 1, 2013

The Hoosier National Forest, with land throughout our listening area, has begun preparations for shutting down operations until a budget is passed; Local management and labor at the Bloomington GE Appliance plant are in protracted over how the elimination of one hundred and sixty production jobs will be handled; WFHB launches the first on-location report of the resistance to IU’s …

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Local General Electric Plant To Layoff One Third Of Employees

Management at the local GE Appliances plant has informed its hourly employees that one third of them will be laid off. Carven Thomas, President of Local 2249 of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers at the Bloomington plant, confirmed this today. He told us that he wouldn’t be able to provide us with much detail on the layoffs until he …

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