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New York News
4:13 pm
Thu July 3, 2014

GE Settles With Saratoga County Municipalities

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General Electric has reportedly agreed to pay close to $8 million to settle a portion of five-year-old lawsuit brought by Saratoga County municipalities related to the company’s dredging on the Hudson River.

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New York News
12:25 pm
Thu February 6, 2014

Hudson River Trustees Take Issue With GE Report

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Federal agencies have sent a letter to General Electric over concerns related to a recent Hudson River cleanup report. 

The Federal Hudson River Natural Resource Trustees recently sent a letter to General Electric to, as the group contends, address misinformation and correct the public record on a Hudson River Project Report submitted by the company to the New York State comptroller’s office in late December.

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New York News
12:59 pm
Mon December 30, 2013

Dredging Study: No Need To Expand

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Results of a study requested by New York state comptroller Thomas DiNapoli and released late Friday show no need for General Electric to voluntarily expand dredging that's already under way in a portion of the upper Hudson River contaminated with PCBs.

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New York News
3:27 pm
Fri November 22, 2013

Union Vows To Continue Fighting GE Decision To Close Fort Edward Plant

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General Electric has announced that it will shutter its Fort Edward plant, but the union representing employees says it will fight its members’ jobs. 

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Capital Region News
4:53 pm
Wed October 2, 2013

GE to lay off 200 workers in Schenectady

General Electric says it plans to lay off up to 200 salaried employees at its Schenectady-based Power & Water Division by the end of this year.

According to GE officials, the Fairfield, CT based company is eliminating the white-collar positions to remain competitive. While they wouldn't divulge the exact number of employees to be laid off, 15 hundred workers at the Schenectady steam turbine and generator plant will not be affected.

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Capital Region News
4:48 pm
Tue September 24, 2013

Big Win for GE in North Africa

General Electric  has announced that it has signed three contracts to sell about $2.7 billion in gas and steam turbine equipment to the North African nation of Algeria.

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New York News
5:36 pm
Thu September 19, 2013

GE Considering Closure Of Fort Edward Plant

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Close to 200 workers in Fort Edward are facing layoffs after General  Electric announced that it is considering a shutdown of an upstate manufacturing facility, unless an otherwise agreement is reached with the union representing employees.

GE Energy Management has announced that it intends to move all manufacturing operations from its Fort Edward plant to a facility in Clearwater, Florida. The move would close the Fort Edward plant, and 198 employees could be affected.

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New York News
7:48 am
Thu September 19, 2013

GE Plans To Move Upstate NY Capacitor Work To Fla.

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General Electric Co. says it plans to close an electrical components plant in upstate New York and move the work to Florida.

Local media outlets report that the Fairfield, Conn., company gave union workers in Fort Edward notice on Wednesday it could close by September 2014.

The United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America and GE have a 60-day window to negotiate over the planned shutdown. The union says it will fight it.

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