UPDATE 2-Goodyear to freeze U.S. salaried worker pensions


(Adds analyst's remarks, details, byline) By David Bailey CHICAGO, Feb 28 (Reuters) - Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. said on Wednesday it would freeze pensions and require salaried retirees in the United States to contribute more for health coverage 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 ...

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