The former GE plant in Erie is under new ownership . In effect , unless prior agreements were made between the purchaser and unions , the union has no authority to dictate to the new owner .
" the lunch bucket " is all the worker has invested as the company pays all else ,
like property tax to local governments ,
right , that support workers only because they need the revenue to blow on useless
projects . That Slawson fellow and associates had a big hand in the demise .