Goodyear to freeze U.S. salaried worker pensions


CHICAGO, Feb 28 (Reuters) - Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. said on Wednesday it would freeze pensions and require greater contributions toward health care costs for retail and salaried workers in the United States to cut costs. Goodyear, the largest U.S. tire maker, said it would phase in those and other changes over two years, freezing the pension plan at the end of 2008 and replacing it with enhanced 401(k) savings accounts with company contributions. Akron, Ohio-based Goodyear plans ...

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