General Electric's unions reject new contract with company

July 10, 2019 04:20 PM

General Electric's unions, including the one in Schenectady, have rejected a new contract with the company.

A majority of votes were cast for the contract, but several local unions voted against the deal.

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Under union rules, there was enough of a protest vote to reject the contract.

The tentative agreement between union leaders and GE had agreed to wage increases spread across four years, and a compromise to control health care costs.

The two sides will now head back to the bargaining table.


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