Thousands of people in Jefferson County are concerned about their jobs today.
General Electric announced Friday it plans to sell or find a partner for its Louisville-based business unit that makes refrigerators and washing machines.
General Electric has employed more than 40 thousand people in the Louisville area in the past 50 years.
GE is the biggest manufacturer of appliances for new homes in the United States. The price tag on the potential deal could be between five and eight billion dollars.