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January 6, 1992 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Uniroyal Accused of Fraud: A union representing workers at a tire plant set to close later this year accused Uniroyal Goodrich Tire Co. of fraud in a multimillion-dollar lawsuit filed in Wisconsin. The United Rubber Workers local for the Eau Claire, Wis., plant filed the suit in U.S. District Court in Madison. It seeks $145 million in damages plus triple the amount of actual damages allowed under a federal racketeering law.
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BUSINESS
January 6, 1992 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Uniroyal Accused of Fraud: A union representing workers at a tire plant set to close later this year accused Uniroyal Goodrich Tire Co. of fraud in a multimillion-dollar lawsuit filed in Wisconsin. The United Rubber Workers local for the Eau Claire, Wis., plant filed the suit in U.S. District Court in Madison. It seeks $145 million in damages plus triple the amount of actual damages allowed under a federal racketeering law.
BUSINESS
June 20, 1990
A couple that operates a rubbish company were arrested Monday for ignoring more than 100 misdemeanor citations for dangerous equipment violations and other offenses involving their fleet of garbage trucks. Alfred Banuelos, 61, and his wife Elsie, 58, own AB Rubbish Disposal Service in West Los Angeles, where they were arrested on a six-count complaint filed Friday by the city attorney's office. They were being held in lieu of $10,000 bail each, prosecutors said. City Atty.
BUSINESS
June 20, 1990
A couple that operates a rubbish company were arrested Monday for ignoring more than 100 misdemeanor citations for dangerous equipment violations and other offenses involving their fleet of garbage trucks. Alfred Banuelos, 61, and his wife Elsie, 58, own AB Rubbish Disposal Service in West Los Angeles, where they were arrested on a six-count complaint filed Friday by the city attorney's office. They were being held in lieu of $10,000 bail each, prosecutors said. City Atty.
BUSINESS
May 23, 1988 | Associated Press
Negotiators for Firestone Inc. and the United Rubber Workers union reached a tentative settlement on a new contract Sunday, paving the way for 4,700 Firestone workers to end their weeklong strike. Union spokesman Curt Brown said ratification votes on the three-year contract would be held this week at Firestone offices and plants in Akron; Noblesville, Ind.; Des Moines, Iowa; Decatur, Ill.; Russellville, Ark., and Oklahoma City.
BUSINESS
May 23, 1988 | Associated Press
Negotiators for Firestone Inc. and the United Rubber Workers union reached a tentative settlement on a new contract Sunday, paving the way for 4,700 Firestone workers to end their weeklong strike. Union spokesman Curt Brown said ratification votes on the three-year contract would be held this week at Firestone offices and plants in Akron; Noblesville, Ind.; Des Moines, Iowa; Decatur, Ill.; Russellville, Ark., and Oklahoma City.
BUSINESS
May 16, 1988 | Associated Press
About 4,700 United Rubber Workers members struck Firestone Inc. plants in six states Sunday, and another 15,000 union members are poised to strike Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. at noon Tuesday. The Firestone employees walked out after negotiators in Cleveland failed to reach an agreement prior to a 12:01 a.m. Sunday deadline. "There are no talks scheduled at this point and there is no indication of when new talks could occur," Firestone spokesman Jim Strandberg said Sunday.
BUSINESS
May 16, 1988 | Associated Press
About 4,700 United Rubber Workers members struck Firestone Inc. plants in six states Sunday, and another 15,000 union members are poised to strike Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. at noon Tuesday. The Firestone employees walked out after negotiators in Cleveland failed to reach an agreement prior to a 12:01 a.m. Sunday deadline. "There are no talks scheduled at this point and there is no indication of when new talks could occur," Firestone spokesman Jim Strandberg said Sunday.
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