SALEM, Va.—The 500 United Steelworkers with Local 1023L at Yokohama Tire Corp.'s passenger car and light truck tire manufacturing plant have reached a tentative labor agreement with Yokohama Tire Manufacturing Virginia L.L.C.
The four-year contract has not yet been ratified by Local 1023L, according to USW spokesperson Tony Montana, based at the USW's headquarters in Pittsburgh. A ratification date had not been set as of Sept. 21.
The previous four-year labor pact, ratified in 2018, expired Sept. 12 and was extended until the tentative agreement was reached Sept. 14.
USW Local 1023L in Salem did not immediately return a call seeking comment.