GE Union Calls 2-Day Strike
Jan 8, 2003
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General Electric Co.'s largest U.S. union called a 2-day national strike beginning Jan. 14 as workers battle the company over an increase in their out-of-pocket medical expenses. The first national strike at GE since 1969 will affect up to 17,000 workers who belong to the International Union of Electronic Workers, Communication Workers of America, union president Edward Fire said. (Reuters)

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