Marketplace   Menu Guide   Complete Pages      
butler eagle
Site last updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014 Bookmark our site!
Local PennsylvaniaNationalInternationalNews Extras  
Published: April 8, 2013 print this article Print save this article Save email this article Email ENLARGE TEXT increase font decrease font

GE Transportation to move 950 jobs out of Erie



ERIE — Erie County officials say GE Transportation plans to cut as many as 950 northwestern Pennsylvania jobs and move them to the company’s new facility in Fort Worth, Texas.
County Executive Barry Grossman announced the news this morning.
GE Transportation is Erie’s largest employer. The company builds coal mining equipment and has been hit by a slump in the mining business.
Unions had expressed concern about a possible shift to Fort Worth, saying nonunion employees there earn substantially less than their union counterparts in Erie.
GE has a related plant in Grove City.





Back
Comments
Order Photos!
 
MORE NEWS HEADLINES
arrow Ex-MI unit director to plead guilty to theft charge
arrow U.S. economy grew at strong 4% rate in spring
arrow U.S., Europe hit Russia with new sanctions
arrow HEADLINES
 
MOST READ ARTICLES
arrow Police seek suspect in attempted bank robbery
arrow POLICE REPORTS
arrow Drilling impacted water at 3 sites in county
arrow NIMBY motivations