Posts tagged GE Transportation

Top GE Transportation exec meets with union leaders

   December 10, 2013 1:33 pm    0

Scott Duke, president of Local 506 of the United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America at GE Transportation, said he met only once and for about 15 minutes with Lorenzo Simonelli, the company’s previous chief executive. Duke, who spoke with Simonelli after protesting outside GE Transportation’s headquarters in Chicago, said he met today with…

 

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Union workers at GE Transportation plan Saturday rally

   November 19, 2013 12:36 pm    0

Union workers at GE Transportation plan to rally Saturday in honor of workers facing layoff at the Lawrence Park plant and another 200 workers expected to lose their jobs at a GE plant in Fort Edward, N.Y. Saturday’s rally, to be held outside the company’s Water Street gate, is scheduled for 1 to 4:30 p.m….

 

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Stokes replaces Simonelli at GE Transportation

   September 18, 2013 7:23 am    0

Lorenzo Simonelli, who has led GE Transportation since July 2008, has been named president of and chief executive of GE Oil and Gas. He will be replaced by 42-year-old Russell Stokes, a 16-year GE veteran, who worked most recently as vice president of global services at GE Transportation. Before that, he was general manager for…

 

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Union and GE officials to meet at this hour

   September 4, 2013 9:00 am    0

Scott Duke, president of UE Local 506, is set to meet at noon with officials at GE Transportation to discuss a forthcoming Worker Adjustment and Training Notification, more commonly known as a W.A.R.N. notice. Such notices are required when a company plans to announce a large-scale layoff of 50 people or more. Duke had said…

 

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GE Transportation expected to file WARN notice Wednesday

   September 3, 2013 12:50 pm    0

GE Transportation continues to say only that its plans to lay off 950 union employees could begin as early as October and will take place over the next two years. But details are likely to come Wednesday in the form of a Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification, often called a W.A.R.N. notice, according to a…

 

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As GE layoffs loom, can Erie bounce back?

   August 16, 2013 10:23 am    0

The wounds of Sept. 11 were still fresh in October 2001, when International Paper announced that it would close its Erie plant, eliminating 760 jobs. In those desperate, early days it seemed like Erie might never recover. And it never has — not if manufacturing jobs are the measure of our success. At the time…

 

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2nd quarter profits rise at GE Transportation

   July 19, 2013 7:08 am    0

GE Transportation, Erie County’s largest employer, continued to pull its weight in the second quarter of this year, posting a profit of $313 million, up 11 percent from the second quarter of 2012. Results from the quarter that ended June 30 mark a continuation of strong profits in the first quarter. According to numbers reported…

 

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GE Transportation to provide components for passenger locomotives

   June 27, 2013 9:28 am    0

GE Transportation will supply engines, computer controls and traction control systems for 13 new locomotives ordered by the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority. The $70 million contract for the passenger locomotives has been awarded to Motive Power, a unit of Wabtec Corp., which has contracted with GE Transportation in the past to provide key components for…

 

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GE Transportation: ‘We have decided to move forward’

   June 26, 2013 9:25 am    0

The decision appears to be final. Four days after negotiations ended Saturday between GE Transportation and Local 506 of the United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers, the company confirmed this morning that it will move ahead with plans to transfer a large amount of work from the Erie plant to the company’s new facility in…

 

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GE negotiations reach final hour in Erie

   June 22, 2013 8:11 pm    0

Negotiations between GE Transportation and its unionized employees in Erie are now in their final hour, barring any unexpected extensions. This process was triggered April 9 when the company announced plans to cut 950 union jobs at its Erie plant, citing concerns about lower orders and productivity levels at the Erie plant. By contract, the…

 

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