SALEM, Va. (Jan. 18, 2005) — Yokohama Tire Corp. has reached a tentative agreement with the United Steelworkers of America (USWA) for a new contract for the tire maker's Salem plant.
The tentative pact, inked Jan. 15, is pending a ratification vote by members of USWA Local 1023, Yokohama said. The previous contract expired in June 2003 and was extended through negotiations. The Salem plant produces passenger, high-performance and light truck tires.
Terms of the new contract were not disclosed.