General Electric open for business in Boston

GE expects to employ about 800 workers

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BOSTON (AP) — Republican Gov. Charlie Baker and Democratic Mayor Marty Walsh paid a visit to General Electric’s temporary office Monday to welcome the company’s workers.

The Boston Globe reports about 175 GE employees will be working from the office located in the city’s Fort Point neighborhood.

Roughly 600 GE employees remain in Connecticut, where the company has been based since the 1970s. They are being moved from GE’s Fairfield campus to an office in Norwalk.

They will be relocated to Boston in stages until GE’s new headquarters, also located in Fort Point, is completed in 2018.

GE says there could be up to 350 workers in Boston by the end of 2016.

GE expects to employ about 800 workers at the new headquarters.

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