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GE Appliances, union continue contract talks

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Members of IUE-CWA Local 761, led by president Dana Crittendon, rallied ahead of previous contract negotiations in May 2015. Members of IUE-CWA Local 761, led by president Dana Crittendon, rallied ahead of previous contract negotiations in May 2015.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- GE Appliances and the union representing about 4,000 hourly workers at Louisville Appliance Park continue to negotiate a new labor contract.

A temporary agreement that had been set to expire Sunday was extended for the second time, representatives of both sides said Monday. Neither side would say how long the temporary agreement was extended.

"Negotiations are progressing," GE Appliances spokeswoman Kim Freeman said. She declined to elaborate.

Dana Crittendon, president of IUE-CWA Local 83-761, confirmed in a text message that the talks continue, but he did not immediately return a call Monday.

BACKGROUND: Ahead of contract talks, GE Appliances takes aim at union worker wages, health benefits

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