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Goodyear Workers Return to Work After Overwhelmingly Approving Contract

HeadlineMay 09, 1997

From Akron, Ohio, Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company workers began returning to work immediately after the union overwhelmingly approved a six-year contract with North America’s largest tire maker. Rank-and-file members of the United Steelworkers of America endorsed the agreement by a four-to-one margin yesterday at 10:30 last night, ending a seven-state walkout by 12,000 workers over job security and pay.

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