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 who covered everything from Lula & the Brazilian labor movement to major league baseball. He spent years covering union organizing in the South for The Guardian and was labeled by the New York Times as an "abrasive gadfly" for exposing within the labor movement. Raised in a UE union family in Pittsburgh, Elk was illegally for union organizing at Politico in 2015 and used his NLRB settlement to start the crowd-funded Payday Report. He lives in his hometown of Pittsburgh and is fluent in both Pittsburghese and Portuguese, which he learned when attending journalism school at PUC-Rio de Janerio. Email: [email protected]