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General Electric's machinists oppose tentative labor deal

26 Jun 2019

NEW YORK The machinists union said on Wednesday it opposes a tentative labor contract reached this week with General Electric Co, potentially impeding the Boston-based conglomerate's efforts to avoid labor unrest during a difficult period.

General Electric's machinists oppose tentative labor deal

26 Jun 2019

NEW YORK, June 26 The machinists union said on Wednesday it opposes a tentative labor contract reached this week with General Electric Co, potentially impeding the Boston-based conglomerate's efforts to avoid labor unrest during a difficult period.

General Electric to scrap California power plant 20 years early

22 Jun 2019

NEW YORK General Electric Co said on Friday it plans to demolish a large power plant it owns in California this year after only one-third of its useful life because the plant is no longer economically viable in a state where wind and solar supply a growing share of inexpensive electricity.

General Electric to scrap California power plant 20 years early

21 Jun 2019

NEW YORK, June 21 General Electric Co said on Friday it plans to demolish a large power plant it owns in California after only one-third of its useful life because the plant is no longer economically viable.

GE poised for significant power orders in Iraq after U.S. push - sources

14 Jun 2019

NEW YORK/BAGHDAD/WASHINGTON General Electric Co potentially stands to win a large share of multibillion-dollar contracts to rebuild Iraq's electricity system, reflecting a change in how Iraq intends to award the work after the United States lobbied for GE, according to sources familiar with the matter.

GE gets more 'candor' by ending 'flyby' meetings with units - CFO

05 Jun 2019

NEW YORK General Electric Co is getting more "candor" from managers of its businesses by spending days - rather than hours as it previously did - on review meetings with each unit, Chief Financial Officer Jamie Miller said on Wednesday.

GE's CEO 'stunned' that factory efficiency drive only just started

31 May 2019

(This May 30 story corrects to say GE is cutting power unit headquarters costs 20% and GE plans to cut another $800 mln in power divison costs, not $1.6 bln in the 6th and last paragraph respectively.)

General Electric needs to end infighting, fix quality, tighten management - CEO

22 May 2019

General Electric Co, once seen as the epitome of corporate greatness, is trying to end infighting between its divisions, tighten up management and fix quality problems in its products, Chief Executive Officer Larry Culp said on Wednesday.

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