- Workers at General Electric Co GE plant in Alabama have launched a campaign to form a union for better pay and job security, reported Reuters.
- The Auburn, Alabama plant employs 179 workers and builds a fuel nozzle on the widely used LEAP jet engine, which powers planes of Airbus SE EADSY and Boeing Co BA.
- The workers have submitted cards striving to organize as part of IUE-CWA to the U.S. National Labor Relations Board (NLRB).
- The workers stated that their earnings could not keep up with rising inflation, making it more difficult for them to support their families. Meanwhile, they claim that the planned spinoffs are increasing their level of uncertainty.
- Also Read: Amazon's Pay, Work Condition Woes Come Into Limelight As More Workers Join Unions
- "We are committed to a direct relationship with our employees based on teamwork, cooperation, and actively pursuing mutually beneficial goals," the report cited a company spokesperson.
- Price Action: GE shares are trading lower by 0.83% at $74.16 during the premarket session on Tuesday.
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