General Electric removes more than 1000 jobs in Belfort

In Belfort, it is the cold shower. The employees of General Electric (GE), and local elected officials knew that a social plan was inevitable, but the one unvei

General Electric removes more than 1000 jobs in Belfort

In Belfort, it is the cold shower. The employees of General Electric (GE), and local elected officials knew that a social plan was inevitable, but the one unveiled Tuesday morning by the american conglomerate is worse than they thought it would be. They looked forward to the disappearance of 800 to 1 000 jobs, while GE announces to finally delete 1 044: 792 in the branch of gas turbines, in difficulty, and 252 in the support services for these activities (computer, accounting, etc.).

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It is a quarter of the total staff of the american group in the department (4 300 people), and half of those of the activity gas turbines, high of 1 900 people. For some trade unionists, such a hemorrhage is even already a first step towards the total closure of this activity. With small teams, it will be difficult to take in the future large orders. And to close ...

Updated Date: 02 June 2019, 00:00

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