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Local Union Strikes to Demand a Fair Contract from Fairbanks Scales in St. Johnsbury, VT

31 October, 2017

For immediate release: October 31, 2017

Media contact: Chad McGinnis, International Representative, United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America (UE), cmcginnis@ueunion.org, 646-522-5389

United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America (UE), Local 234 strike for a fair contract beginning November 1st at 7 am at 2176 Portland Street, St. Johnsbury, VT.

UE Local 506 Denounces So-Called “Right to Work,” Calls on Chamber to Join Effort to Preserve Good Jobs Instead

29 August, 2017

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8/29/2017

Erie, PA — UE Local 506, representing workers at the General Electric plant in Erie, denounces in the strongest possible terms recent comments from the Erie Chamber of Commerce supporting the introduction of so-called “Right to Work (for less)” legislation in Erie County.

April 15, 2013 - PRESS RELEASE

15 April, 2013

UE Denounces GE Layoff Announcement;
Union Members Plan April 16 Rally to Keep Jobs in Erie

Erie, Pennsylvania – Union members at the General Electric plant in Erie will rally from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 16, to protest GE's plans for layoffs and transfer of work out of the Erie plant. The rally will take place at the East Gate of the GE Erie Works, at the corner of Water Street and Main Street in Lawrence Park Township, zip code 16511.

April 9th - PRESS RELEASE

09 April, 2013

UE Denounces GE Layoff Announcement;
Local 506 Will Fight to Keep Jobs in Erie

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Erie, Pa – Today (April 9), GE Transportation announced to UE Local 506 that it intends to transfer a substantial amount of work done by our members to its newly-built facility in Fort Worth, Texas. According to the work transfer notice provided to UE today, GE’s decision may result in the loss of up to 950 jobs by the end of 2013.