Goodyear Faces Federal Discrimination Suit, Says Report
(Akron/Tire Review) The Associated Press has reported that the US Labor Department has filed a hiring discrimination suit against Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. The suit alleges the tyremaker discriminated against female applicants for jobs at its Danville, Virginia, tyre plant in the 1990s.
The suit was filed 14 June and seeks to have Goodyear “hire and provide back wages, retroactive seniority and all other employment benefits to the female applicants who were denied employment,” the AP said. A spokesperson at the Danville plant told the AP that the company denies any wrongdoing and is working with the Labor Department to resolve the issues.