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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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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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