• 201 sending a message!
  • Contract colors in full force 
  • Local 201 Stand out June,18, 2015
  • GE Lynn Fairchild Gate April,22,2015
  • United for better Pension,Medical and wages.
  • A portion of local 201 members at one of 3 well attended send off rallies.
  • BA Casilli addressed the crowd at in-plant send off Rally. 
  • Rallies at GE locations across the country coincide we GE shareholders...
  • Strong support from organizations like Mass Senior Action. 
 GE National Negotiations are underway in NYC, On May 29th Rallies were held with all GE Union Locals as a sign of solidarity and send off of the National Negotiator"s.    

News

IN SYMPATHY - ED FIRE

Local 201 has been informed that former IUE-CWA International President Ed Fire passed away yesterday, after a lengthy battle with COPD. We send our our sincere condolences to his friends and family.

IUE-CWA LOCAL 201 (July 2, 2015)

LOCAL 201 VOTING RESULTS ARE OFFICIAL

The Local 201 Election Committee reviewed today their voting tally released last night and have certified the results and voting figures released last night were accurate. So the results posted below as "unofficial" have now been certified as OFFICIAL today (July 1, 2015)  by our Election Committee Chairman Ron LeBlanc. Local 201 has sent in the OFFICIAL results to our National IUE-CWA GE Conference Board.

Thanks to all the hard work and participation of our members and stewards in this tough negotiations. The rallies and solidarity displayed by Local 201 members went a long way in being able to achieve an acceptable package. Have a relaxing  and long July 4th weekend!

WEDNESDAY,JULY 1, 2015 GE CONTRACT UPDATE

GE Workers United Web Site has announced that the 2015-2019 Contract between IUE-CWA and GE has been ratified with a 83.5% national acceptance vote. Local 201 members "unofficially" approved the package with a 90% acceptance vote. There was an 80% voter turnout of Local 201 members. The Local 201 Election Committee, per normal practice, will review and recount Local 201 ballots later today and then announce the final official count. At this time, we have not heard of any IUE-CWA GE Local that rejected the Contract.

The UE International Web Site is reporting that UE also has ratified their National Contract and that all UE GE Locals voted to ratify it.

LARGE TURNOUT FOR CONTRACT VOTE

TUESDAY, JUNE 30, 2015 IUE-CWA LOCAL 201REPORT -  7:00 : PM

 

The IUE-CWA Election Committee released the following “unofficial” results from the secret ballot voting of Local 201 GE members today on the new Tentative Agreement between the IUE-CWA and General Electric. 

 

The “unofficial” results were as follows

 

ACCEPT:   1018 (90%)

 

REJECT:    115 (10%)

 

It was an 80 % voter turnout of Local 201 GE members that were eligible to vote.

 

The “unofficial” vote of Local 201 has been called into the IUE-CWA Conference Board National Office.  The Local 201 Election Committee will meet tomorrow morning to review the votes for accuracy and then issue OFFICIAL voting results sometime tomorrow. Those results will then be delivered to the National Conference Board Office.

 

The IUE-CWA National Vote has not been released yet. Watch for information on that result on GE Workers United Web Site 

 

The UE has a separate National Agreement vote and was voting today also. You may find information on their votes on the UE International and/or UE Local 506 Websites (Erie).