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General Electric completed the spinoff off its century-old railroad division on Monday. The Erie, PA locomotive factory is facing its first open-ended strike since 1969-1970.
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February 26, 2019 - 12:30 pm
By Matt Egan, CNN Business (CNN) -- General Electric just spun off its century-old railroad division to Wabtec. Factory workers immediately went on strike to protest the new owner's push for mandatory overtime and pay cuts for new hires. About 1,700 union workers at Wabtec's newly acquired...
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In this June 10, 2011, file photo, a worker checks the paint on a Camaro at the GM factory in Oshawa, Ontario.
Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP, File
November 26, 2018 - 11:05 am
By Tom Krisher and Rob Gillies, Associated Press DETROIT (AP) — General Motors will lay off 14,700 factory and white-collar workers in North America and put five plants up for possible closure as it restructures to cut costs and focus more on autonomous and electric vehicles. The reduction includes...
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