Cost-Sharing Will Dominate Talks

Hansen, Fay
February 2003
Workforce (10928332);Feb2003, Vol. 82 Issue 2, p16
Reports on a strike staged by two unions to protest the decision of General Electric Co. (GE) in Louisville, Kentucky to impose mid-contract co-payment increases for employee health benefits. Information on a fatal accident involving Kjeston Michelle Rodgers, a GE assembly worker who participated in the strike; Concerns of U.S. unions regarding cost-sharing for benefits given to union and non-union workers.


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