TITLE

Making changes

AUTHOR(S)
Dawson, Brad
PUB. DATE
October 2009
SOURCE
Rubber & Plastics News;10/5/2009, Vol. 39 Issue 5, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. is seeing the new four-year labor contract with the United Steelworkers (USW) as cost-saving. The contract that was ratified on September 18, 2009 runs through July 27, 2013 and covers about 10,300 employees at seven Goodyear facilities. According to Goodyear, the contract will save the company about 555 million dollars over its term, including 340 million dollars from local pre-bargaining agreements.
ACCESSION #
44963194

 

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