BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (March 24)—United Steelworkers and Bridgestone/Firestone Inc. officials have entered into an agreement to extend contract negotiations for the company´s unionized workers at its Bloomington off-the-road tire plant. The previous five-year contract for the 460 members of USWA Local 787 expired March 20, but both sides want to continue bargaining. The extension agreement is indefinite, but each side has the option to terminate with five days´ written notice.
Bridgestone/Firestone, USWA continue Bloomington plant talks
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