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The Advocate, September 12, 2013, Thursday

The Advocate

September 12, 2013, Thursday

The Advocate (full article)

GE ex-labor chief shifts sides to back retirees as benefits fade

Lance Compa, a Cornell University labor professor who negotiated against Rocheleau as a union official with the United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America, said his onetime bargaining opponent was "always very professional, very direct and very honest."

`High regard'

"Even though we were on opposite sides of the table and adversaries in the labor-management context, I always had a very high regard for him," Compa said by telephone.