The healthcare cost fire burning at General Electric may spread to other companies. Why? Healthcare premiums are increasing so quickly that even major companies like GE can't contain them.
Forbes.com, Jan. 14, 2003
17,000 GE workers strike over higher health costs
Some 17,000 General Electric workers at 48 locations in 23 states began a two-day nationwide strike to protest the company's move to force employees to pay more for health coverage.
New York Times, Jan. 15, 2003