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Goodyear to lay off 41 at Danville plant

Tuesday - 1/22/2013, 9:06am  ET

DANVILLE, Va. (AP) - Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. is laying off 41 workers at its plant in Danville.

The layoffs are effective Feb. 4.

Goodyear spokeswoman Laura Singleton tells the Danville Register & Bee ( http://bit.ly/V26XMp) that the layoffs affect hourly workers throughout the plant.

The layoffs will reduce the plant's workforce to 2,150 employees.

The plant makes medium radial commercial truck tires and airplane tires.

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Information from: Danville Register & Bee, http://www.registerbee.com


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