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Commerce Slaps Duties on Imported Tires from Vietnam

The Department of Commerce will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection to collect cash deposits from importers of passenger tires from Vietnam.

Commerce Dept. Postpones Preliminary PLT Determination

The petitioner stated that it requests postponement due to the complexity of selecting the mandatory respondents and obtaining initial and supplemental questionnaire responses.

Goodyear CEO Rich Kramer ‘Clears the Record’ on Viral Photo

In a letter published Aug. 20, Goodyear’s CEO says the viral photo was not approved or distributed by Goodyear Corporate and reaffirmed the company’s support of diversity and law enforcement.

Rich Kramer
Kumho Workers Win USW Union Vote

The union drive has been declared victorious after the final 13 ballots from an election last fall were processed.

Commerce Dept. to Investigate PLT Tires from 4 Countries

The Commerce Department will open an investigation into PLT tire imports in response to a USW petition.

USW Files Antidumping Petition on PLT Tires

The petitions allege dumping margins as high as 195% for Korea, 147% for Taiwan, 217% for Thailand, and 33% for Vietnam.

USW, Cooper Tire Ratify New Labor Agreement

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. confirmed that members of United Steelworkers (USW) Local 752L in Texarkana, Arkansas, have ratified a new four-year labor agreement, which covers more than 1,400 USW members.

Cooper Tire, USW Reach Tentative Agreement

Cooper Tire and United Steelworkers Reach Tentative Agreement in Texarkana

U.S. Commerce Dept. Recommends Tariffs, Quotas on Steel Imports

The U.S. Department of Commerce has recommended that President Donald Trump impose tariffs and quotas on imported steel from China and other countries.

U.S. steel imports and tariffs
ContiTech, USW Agree to Five-Year Contract  

The United Steelworkers union and ContiTech, U.S.A. have ratified a new five-year contract that covers 1,100 employees in four ContiTech plants in the United States.

USW Rejects Shell’s Sixth Offer

United Steelworkers Union leaders rejected the sixth contract offer Royal Dutch Shell Plc. made to refinery workers, pausing negotiations on Thursday, Feb. 5, according to Reuters. USW recommended local union leaders reject the sixth proposal, which was proposed following the first major walkouts at refineries since 1980. Approximately 4,000 workers at nine plants, including seven

USW, Shell Wrestle Over Labor Contract

United Steelworkers Union leaders were “shocked” by Royal Dutch Shell Plc.’s resistance to negotiate new labor contacts, causing 3,800 refinery workers to stage walk outs on Feb. 1 at nine oil refineries across the U.S., according to Reuters. Shell suspended talks with union leaders on Feb. 1 after making five offers that were all rejected