According to a former employee who spent over 30 years working for the company, General Electric will sometimes lay off an entire department, after which they will announce that they have a limited number of positions that all the the laid off employees should re-apply for. However, the employees that are not re-hired tend to be over the age of 40.
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General Electric: A company rife with age discrimination allegations
General Electric is a multinational conglomerate company that operates primarily through aviation, power, renewable energy, and digital industry. In early November, 2021, the company announced that it would be dividing into three public companies, their respective focuses being aviation, healthcare, and energy.
A total of 4 class action lawsuits have been filed against General Electric between the years of 1993 and 2002 alone for age discrimination.
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