general electric

1,700 locomotive workers strike at Pennsylvania factory

General Electric just spun off its century-old railroad division to Wabtec. Factory workers immediately went on strike to protest the new owner's push for mandatory overtime and pay cuts for new hires.

Even GE's Boston headquarters is shrinking

General Electric is once again downsizing, this time shrinking the scale of its once-ambitious plan for a fancy headquarters along the Boston waterfront.

Power outage at GE

General Electric is transforming itself for the future, but the iconic company is still dogged by major problems from the past in its power division.