GE Power Workers picket with workers nationwide to have GE put them to work making ventilators

“Employees of the GE Power Portfolio facility near Love Field Airport picketed outside during their lunch break while standing six feet apart, holding signs that read: “Hey, GE we can make ventilators.” Across the country, GE workers in Lynn, Mass., Salem, Va. and Schenectady, N.Y., held similar protests.”

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Mike Elk
Mike Elk is an Emmy-nominated labor reporter and alumni of the Guardian. In addition to filing nearly 2,000 stories from 46 states, Elk traveled with Lula from Sáo Bernando do Campos all the way to the Oval Office in the White House. Credited by the Washington Post for being the first reporter to track the strike wave systematically, Elk started Payday Report using his NLRB settlement from being illegally fired for union organizing in 2015. He lives in his hometown of Pittsburgh and works frequently in Rio de Janeiro, where he attended college at PUC-Rio. He speaks both Portuguese and Pittsburghese fluently. His email is [email protected]