Steelworkers Announce Tentative Agreement with Cooper Tire

Feb 23, 2012, 18:47 ET from United Steelworkers (USW)

USW Members to Meet with Negotiators for Informational Meeting & Ratification Vote

PITTSBURGH, Feb. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United Steelworkers (USW) today said that the union has reached a tentative agreement with Cooper Tire and Rubber Company (NYSE: CTB) on behalf of the 1,051 members of USW Local 207L who have been locked-out since Nov. 28, 2011, at the company's Findlay, Ohio, tire plant.


The union will be scheduling an informational  meeting  for members to discuss the tentative agreement with their negotiating committee before a ratification vote on Monday, February 27. The union will not publicly discuss the details of the agreement until the members of Local 207L have had a chance to review it.

The USW represents about 850,000 working men and women in the United States and Canada in a wide variety of industries, ranging from glass making to mining, paper, steel, tire and rubber and other manufacturing environments to the public sector, service and health care industries.

More information, contact: Tony Montana, USW – 412-562-2592

SOURCE United Steelworkers (USW)