WEDNESDAY, JUNE 15, 2003 By a substantial margin, UE members in the GE chain have ratified
the proposed 2003-2007 National Contract between UE and GE.
The voting was conducted over the past few days by UE-GE local unions across the country. The
tentative agreement had been recommended for acceptance by the UE-GE Conference Board at its meeting held on June 17th
in New York City.
The new contract is effective retroactive to June 16th and will run until June 17th, 2007.
More: GE Contract Ratified (UE News)
Summary of 2003-2007
UE-GE Tentative Agreement
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 18, 2003 A UE-prepared summary of the 2003-2007 UE-GE Tentative Agreement is now available online.
UE members in UE-GE local unions will be voting on the proposal over the next week, with voting to
conclude by no later than Wednesday, June 25th. We will post an
announcement about the results when they become available.
UE-GE Conference Board
TUESDAY, JUNE 17, 2003 Meeting in New York this morning, the UE-GE Conference Board has
voted unanimously to recommend acceptance to UE locals of the tentative agreement reached Sunday with the General Electric Company (GE) for a new National
Contract. The UE-GE Conference Board is made up of representatives from UE-GE locals nationwide.
This morning's action follows a unanimous decision by the UE Negotiating Committee to recommend
acceptance to the Conference Board.
The proposed contract now goes to UE locals, which will be taking ratification votes.
Tentative Agreement Reached
SUNDAY, JUNE 16, 2003 The UE-GE Negotiating Committee has reached a
tentative agreement with the General Electric Company (GE) for a new four-year National Contract.
The UE-GE Conference Board will meet Tuesday at 9:00 a.m. in New York City. The Conference Board will consider the
proposed contract and make a recommendation to accept or reject to the UE-GE membership.