Bridgestone/Firestone contract talks resume

Jan. 30, 2007

Labor contract negotiations between Bridgestone Firestone North American Tire LLC and the United Steelworkers resumed on Jan. 30. in St. Louis, Mo.

The parties will work to forge a new agreement that will cover two industrial products plants and five tire manufacturing facilities.

The tire plants are located in Akron, Ohio; La Vergne, Tenn.; Des Moines, Iowa; Warren County, Tenn.; and Bloomington, Ill.