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September 5, 1994 | DONALD W. NAUSS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
On this city's northeast side, where strip shopping centers give way to smokestacks and cornfields, 22nd Street is the demarcation line for a global battle on three fronts. It's where 4,000 workers--7% of the local work force--have set up picket lines to protest their treatment by three multinational employers: one Japanese, one British and one American.
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BUSINESS
June 27, 1994 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Rubber Workers Approve Goodyear Contract Rejected Earlier: The three-year contract covers 12,000 employees at nine Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. plants, the United Rubber Workers union said. Curt Brown, a union spokesman, said six of nine affected locals representing a majority of URW members at Goodyear plants approved the agreement. Vote totals were not disclosed. Members had rejected the agreement in an earlier vote, and an earlier contract proposal was also rejected.
BUSINESS
June 27, 1994 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Rubber Workers Approve Goodyear Contract Rejected Earlier: The three-year contract covers 12,000 employees at nine Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. plants, the United Rubber Workers union said. Curt Brown, a union spokesman, said six of nine affected locals representing a majority of URW members at Goodyear plants approved the agreement. Vote totals were not disclosed. Members had rejected the agreement in an earlier vote, and an earlier contract proposal was also rejected.
NEWS
March 3, 1987 | From Reuters
Firestone Tire & Rubber Co., the second largest U.S. tire maker, said today it has notified the United Rubber Workers that it will close three plants after the union's rejection for a second time of a cost-cutting agreement. The plants, employing a total of about 2,900 people, are in Des Moines, Iowa; Bloomington, Ill., and Oklahoma City and will be closed on or before Sept. 15, Firestone spokesman Bob Troyer said.
NEWS
September 5, 1994 | DONALD W. NAUSS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
On this city's northeast side, where strip shopping centers give way to smokestacks and cornfields, 22nd Street is the demarcation line for a global battle on three fronts. It's where 4,000 workers--7% of the local work force--have set up picket lines to protest their treatment by three multinational employers: one Japanese, one British and one American.
BUSINESS
November 1, 1985
The company rescinded plans to close the tire plant in response to approval by the United Rubber Workers of a cost-cutting plan negotiated by Hanford plant management and URW Local 703 on Oct. 3. Armstrong Tire Co. had announced on Oct. 1 that it would close the plant in April due to high operating costs unique to the facility.
BUSINESS
April 25, 1994 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Goodyear, Union Reach Tentative Agreement: Akron, Ohio-based Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. said it reached a tentative three-year contract agreement with the United Rubber Workers union four hours past the Saturday midnight deadline set by the union, which represents 12,200 Goodyear workers. Details of the new contract will not be released until it is ratified by nine union locals at other Goodyear plants.
NEWS
March 3, 1987 | From Reuters
Firestone Tire & Rubber Co., the second largest U.S. tire maker, said today it has notified the United Rubber Workers that it will close three plants after the union's rejection for a second time of a cost-cutting agreement. The plants, employing a total of about 2,900 people, are in Des Moines, Iowa; Bloomington, Ill., and Oklahoma City and will be closed on or before Sept. 15, Firestone spokesman Bob Troyer said.
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