Goodyear Factory Employees Sue For $4M Over Downsizing

Law360, New York (May 15, 2013, 5:11 PM EDT) -- A group of French factory workers hit Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company with a $4 million tortious interference suit in April alleging the tire manufacturer's French subsidiary moved ahead with a downsizing plan in violation of its obligations to the employees' union.

The lawsuit, filed in Ohio on behalf of the 1,173 workers of Goodyear Dunlop Tires France SA's Amiens North Factory, claims the company was obligated to consult with the union, or works council, and give them an opportunity to respond before going forward with...
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