Jack Welch's legacy: value for shareholders, but not necessarily for workers

Mar 2, 2020
Once upon a time, GE put share owners last in line for company revenues. That changed in the '80s and '90s.
Former GE Chairman and CEO Jack Welch, left, and then-Chairman-Elect Jeffrey Immelt announce Immelt's appointment in 2000.
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Jack Welch quits Fortune, Reuters columnist gigs

Oct 9, 2012
The former chief executive of General Electric received criticism from both Fortune and Reuters.com after insinuating on Twitter that the White House manipulated the monthly jobs report.