GE cuts some jobs in Schenectady

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General Electric, struggling with a downturn in business at its GE units in Schenectady, on Thursday confirmed that some jobs are being eliminated but wouldn't say how many.

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GE Power slashing 4,500 jobs in Europe

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Dec 1

GE cuts some jobs in Schenectady

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Oct 19

Niskayuna expected to survive GE's research cuts

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Sep 15

GE cuts salaried workers in Schenectady

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General Electric Co. this week furloughed a number of salaried workers at its Schenectady plant, although it's not clear how many lost their jobs. A spokesperson would only say that it was a "small number."

Jun 16

General Electric's Immelt a boost for Schenectady

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Mar 24

GE cutting jobs in Schenectady

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General Electric Co., seeking to reduce costs, is offering severance packages to "a small percentage" of employees at its GE Power operations in Schenectady. No production manufacturing workers are being impacted, a GE spokeswoman said…

Mar 23

General Electric agrees to deeper cost cuts

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General Electric Co. has agreed with a group of its largest shareholders to cut $2 billion in its industrial units' costs over a two-year period, a move that could affect operations at its Global Research Center in Niskayuna.

Dec 20

GE to begin cutting 41 Latham jobs in April

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Pacific Gas & Electric Co. president announces retirement

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