BFS settles union dispute in Argentina

By Patrick Raleigh ERJ On-line news editor

Brussels- Bridgestone/Firestone Inc. (BFS) has settled an 11-month labour dispute at its Buenos Aires tyre plant, ICEM (the International Federation of Chemical, Energy, Mine and General Workers’ Unions) has announced.

The settlement follows an eight-day blockade in late June and early July on suppliers delivering materials to the plant, followed by a strike there last week, said a 15 Sept statement from the union group.

The dispute began in October 2003 when BFS management barred representatives of the union…

To read more,please login or register below.

Register
This is the first step to more free
content, user offers, subscriptions
and more.
Login
Log in here using the Email Address
and Password you signed up with