TITLE

BFS plans 160 layoffs

AUTHOR(S)
Schertz, William
PUB. DATE
December 2008
SOURCE
Rubber & Plastics News;12/15/2008, Vol. 38 Issue 10, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that Bridgestone Firestone North American Tire LLC will lay off 148 hourly and at least 10 salaried employees at its LaVergne, Tennessee, plant, and more cutbacks at the facility could be forthcoming. The layoffs will begin December 21, 2008, in response to decreased demand for passenger and light truck tires, and Bridgestone said it eventually may eliminate production of those types of tires at the facility.
ACCESSION #
35972331

 

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