Huntsville plant to close under Goodyear labor deal


By Susan Kelly CHICAGO, Aug 21 (Reuters) - Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. will shut its plant at Huntsville, Alabama, which could lead to around 1,000 job losses, as part of a tentative labor pact reached with the United Steelworkers of America, a union spokesman said. The company and union reached the settlement on Wednesday covering 19,000 workers at 14 U.S. plants after round-the-clock bargaining sessions over the past week that capped five months of negotiations. "Part of the ...

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