The Kentucky Economic Development Finance Authority has approved an incentives package for General Electric to expand operations at Louisville’s Appliance Park. The move could create 420 jobs at the facility. GE says it is considering an expansion of its Louisville operations to include production of energy-efficient appliances, beginning with a hybrid hot water heater. The […]
In exchange for the freeze on 2100 workers’ salaries, GE says it will hire 100 new workers and keep all product manufacturing in Louisville until June 2011, when the workers’ contracts expire.
General Electric is asking union workers at its Appliance Park plant in Louisville to agree to a wage freeze in exchange for job security and other benefits.
Louisville Mayor Jerry Abramson says local and state officials continue working to keep the new version of General Electric’s Consumer and Industrial operation at the city’s Appliance Park. GE announced this year that it would likely spin off the Louisville-based operation into a separate, stockholder-owned company. Abramson says government officials are doing all they can to […]