General Electric

Workers in Europe protest planned job cuts at US's General Electric

Thousands of workers in around 40 cities across Europe on Friday protested against planned job cuts at US company General Electric, the international trade union association Industriall said.

GE says it will slash 6,500 European jobs as part of Alstom takeover

General Electric said Wednesday that it would cut some 6,500 jobs in Europe as part of a plan to integrate the energy division of France's Alstom, a sale that was approved last year by Europe's competition authorities.