GE Lighting Layoffs

Topics regarding layoffs at GE Lighting

Thoughts and observations from the rust belt...

Mattoon's GE lighting plant employed close to 2000 employees in the late 1970's. Today, (2019) the factory looks like a ghost town. I was a 20 year employee there. Beginning in 1981 we all began seeing huge departments in the plant being boarded up... —  read more 

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Sale status

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GE Lighting in Europe Middle-East and Africa is Sold! General Electric has agreed to sell a portion of GE Lighting to a company led by a former GE Lighting executive. GE has agreed to sell... —  read more 

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Likely buyer of Lighting/Current

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GE Lighting closing more plants - August 11

It seems General Electric Lighting is on a roll with plant closures... Mattoon location is closing today, and all the employees are either retiring or being laid off... Hopefully this will not turn into a trend... —  read more 

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