Goodyear and USW Reach a 5 Year Labor Deal

M-goodyear-danville-17-1.jpgGoodyear Tire & Rubber Co. will not have any production problems with the United Steelworkers (USW) for five years if a new tentative agreement is ratified by USW workers.

The tentative agreement on a five-year master labor contract covers nearly 7,000 workers at five plants in the United States. In the recent past, three-year contracts have been standard in the tire industry.

“We believe we have crafted a new labor agreement that positions both Goodyear and the United Steelworkers for success in the future,” says Jim Allen, Goodyear’s vice president of global labor relations. No other details were disclosed.

The tentative agreement is subject to a ratification vote by USW members at the five plants covered by the contract: Akron, Ohio; Danville, Va.; Fayetteville, N.C.; Gadsden, Ala.; and Topeka, Kan. The local unions are expected to schedule ratification votes within the next few weeks.

The USW’s Goodyear Policy Committee met in Gadsden, Ala., in early March to discuss items of importance for the negotiations, which concluded this summer.

Source MTD

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