Union approves Goodyear pact by 2-1 margin; will return to work today

Akron, Ohio – Striking Goodyear employees in the US will return to work today after approving a new three-year contract by a 2 to 1 margin.

The United Steelworkers said the contract with the Akron-based tyre maker was approved by an overall majority of the membership as well as a majority of the locals from 12 plants.

The workers had been on strike since 5th October.

“It took a strike, but we achieved a fair and equitable contract that protects quality health care for active and retired…

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