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Scott Slawson, president of Local 506 of the United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America, is right. The union only votes on agreements negotiated by the leadership of the union and the company. For the Erie Regional Chamber and Growth Partnership's Barbara Chaffee to side with GE Transpo...
ERIE, Pa. -- GE Transportation's offer is still on the table. But nearly two weeks after the company and its union workforce walked away from the bargaining table without an agreement, there's little to suggest that the union plans to take that offer.That doesn't mean members of the community, voici...
ERIE, Pa. -- Saying that "Erie needs General Electric much more than they need us," the Erie Regional Chamber and Growth Partnership is urging union leadership at GE Transportation to allow members to vote on the company's latest proposal. That proposal would prompt the company to invest up to $114…
The GE contract situation is, undoubtedly, the most pressing issue facing our community today. We can all agree that the best place to build locomotives is in Erie, PA. GE Erie employees are a skilled workforce trained in Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma.
What's next after sixty days of decision bargaining aimed at keeping union jobs at GE Transportation's Erie plant, failed to produce an agreement?
Union workers at Erie GE Transportation have until midnight to reach agreement with the company on a plan to keep jobs here. GE and UE 506 have been trading proposals through a period of "decision ...
The inactivity on the manufacturing floor of Building 10 at GE Transportation reflects the changing fortunes of the company that for decades was Erie County's largest employer. Officials at the plant are considering a redesign of the manufacturing process to make the plant more efficient and maybe r...