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Question Before the Court: Can Corporations Betray Retirees?

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 11.17.2014 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

M&G has stricken hundreds of families in this rural West Virginia region with fear. They're scared they won't be able to afford health insurance they believed they'd earned. A decision by the Supreme Court affirming the lower courts' rulings would relieve retirees like 78-year-old Tackett and restore justice in Point Pleasant.

Getting Up to Speed: A NASCAR Skeptic Burns Some Rubber in a Rookie Course

Peter Mandel | Posted 09.07.2014 | Sports
Peter Mandel

How do the hungry drivers of NASCAR fuel up? With Ragu Rich & Meaty Spaghetti Sauce.

How 100 Gargantuan Companies Stack Up On CEO-To-Worker Pay

The Huffington Post | Kevin Short | Posted 05.15.2014 | Business

Just how much more do the heads of major companies make than their workers? A new interactive from PayScale, a business research group, illustrates...

Disgruntled Workers Resort To Kidnapping Their Bosses

AP | By JAMEY KEATEN | Posted 03.09.2014 | Business

PARIS (AP) — Two Goodyear bosses held captive by workers spent the night inside a factory in northern France that the company wants to close. ...

Workers Protest Goodyear Headquarters

AP | By BASTIEN INZAURRALDE and SARAH DiLORENZO | Posted 05.07.2013 | Business

RUEIL-MALMAISON, France (AP) — Burning the very fruit of their labor, workers from Goodyear clashed with police outside the tire-maker's French head...

U.S. CEO Mocks French Workers

Reuters | Posted 04.22.2013 | Business

By Emmanuel Jarry and Catherine Bremer PARIS (Reuters) - The CEO of a U.S. tire maker has delivered a crushing summary of how some outs...

Ask Candidates How They Will Vote on Equal Pay Bills -- Tribute to Lilly Ledbetter: Crusader for Women's Equal Pay

Beverly Wettenstein | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Beverly Wettenstein

Why isn't every candidate -- from presidential, to congressional, state and local officials -- asked how they will vote on equal pay legislation for women? Equal pay for women is a family and community economic stimulus factor, not just a women's issue.

Goodyear Offers Free Driving Lessons To Lindsay & Amanda

TMZ | Posted 09.21.2012 | Celebrity

Lindsay Lohan and Amanda Bynes are such terrible drivers ... tire giant Goodyear has decided to offer the actresses FREE driving lessons -- hoping to ...

Man Claims He Was Subject To Noose, Shackle Display At Work

Posted 06.27.2012 | Business

A maintenance worker is suing his employer, claiming he was subject to harassment that included displays of shackles and a noose at work. Vernell ...

American Companies Losing Most Business To Foreign Rivals

24/7 Wall St. | Douglas A. McIntyre | Posted 08.20.2011 | Business

The US has not been an important player in the TV manufacturing business for as long as most people can remember. Many of the goods sold by huge super...

Enforcing the Rule of Trade Law

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

The USW is in solidarity with Chinese and Indonesian workers who suffer abuse at the hands of their employers. It is governmental policies that injure us both and that we oppose. China cheats.

Sage Advice for Today's Entrepreneur

Zondra Hughes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Zondra Hughes

Last week, African-American entrepreneur Johnny Brown succumbed to cancer after an 11-year battle with the disease. These are Mr. Brown's words of wisdom in his last phone interview.

Ledbetter Fair Pay Act Not Enough

Martha Burk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Martha Burk

Congress did the right thing by bringing us back to a 40 year old standard when it fixed Ledbetter. But the State of New Mexico is way ahead of the curve, looking forward, not backward.

Mr. Obama's New Wheels -- First Official Look

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

I never liked the look of the Bush limo. It was too massive and appeared to be a truck that had started out as a tank. Obama's new limo looks more like an actual car, albeit a very big and heavy one.

Millions OF Fans Spend Money and Time on Another NASCAR Tire Test

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Steve Parker

Let NASCAR call for bids from other tire-makers for next season for all three of their professional series, and have at least two tire suppliers for each series.

Nascar Runs 3 1/2-Hour Tire Test at Indy; Calls it "Brickyard 400"

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Steve Parker

The only way to run a successful racing series is as a benevolent dictatorship.

Stop the Toxic Trade Profit Cycle Killing Americans

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

In the realm of free trade, what comes around goes around. American families lose their jobs when multinationals dismantle U.S. factories and lose a child when poisoned products are imported to the U.S.