Town of Tonawanda: Buyouts, layoffs loom at Dunlop plant

Oct 31, 2008 Full story: Union-Sun & Journal 62

With the nation's economy in a downturn, people are buying fewer cars and trucks, and that's hitting home with workers at the Goodyear Dunlop plant in the Town of Tonawanda.

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Mel

Boston, MA

#42 May 17, 2012
kyle wrote:
Anything new guys? How you liking your job?
Have you started yet? Still waiting
kyle

Worcester, MA

#43 May 18, 2012
Mel wrote:
<quoted text> Have you started yet? Still waiting
I did not start yet because of something with my other job, but now I have my FIT test then I should start in july..my guess right after shutdown
Mel

Worcester, MA

#44 May 18, 2012
kyle wrote:
<quoted text> I did not start yet because of something with my other job, but now I have my FIT test then I should start in july..my guess right after shutdown
I took my fit test mid April, just waiting for a start date. When is shut down?
kyle

Rye, NY

#45 May 18, 2012
Mel wrote:
<quoted text> I took my fit test mid April, just waiting for a start date. When is shut down?
shutdown is from july 2nd till july 8th ..im still waiting for my FIT test..rele wanna get the ball rolling here
Mel

Wilbraham, MA

#46 May 18, 2012
kyle wrote:
<quoted text> shutdown is from july 2nd till july 8th ..im still waiting for my FIT test..rele wanna get the ball rolling here
I feel the same way. I wonder how many train at a time. April to July is a long time to wait for a start date but worth waiting!
kyle

Worcester, MA

#47 May 18, 2012
Mel wrote:
<quoted text> I feel the same way. I wonder how many train at a time. April to July is a long time to wait for a start date but worth waiting!
Haha I hope all goes well keep me posted on your progress!
Mel

North Java, NY

#48 May 18, 2012
kyle wrote:
<quoted text> Haha I hope all goes well keep me posted on your progress!
Thanks, ill keep ya posted and Good luck.
cant say

Elizabeth, NJ

#49 May 21, 2012
I hear sales are down and layoffs are coming! If its true or not I dont know. You should have a backup Plan
Mel

Hadley, MA

#50 May 22, 2012
cant say wrote:
I hear sales are down and layoffs are coming! If its true or not I dont know. You should have a backup Plan
Definitely not the best news to hear right now but thanks for the heads up.
kyle

Clinton, MA

#51 May 22, 2012
cant say wrote:
I hear sales are down and layoffs are coming! If its true or not I dont know. You should have a backup Plan
damn I can't win ...:(
kyle

Worcester, MA

#52 May 24, 2012
Just was informed that dunlop is not hiring right now....wtf
Mel

Albany, NY

#53 May 24, 2012
kyle wrote:
Just was informed that dunlop is not hiring right now....wtf
They could hv atleast called and informed people. I was calling to get info and nvr got a return call, that sucks!
kyle

United States

#54 Jun 3, 2012
Anyone here any news when they will be hiring again or any news at all?
Mark

Buffalo, NY

#55 Jun 3, 2012
kyle wrote:
Anyone here any news when they will be hiring again or any news at all?
Market is soft. No hiring for the foreseeable future.
kyle

Brooklyn, NY

#56 Jun 4, 2012
Mark wrote:
<quoted text>Market is soft. No hiring for the foreseeable future.
damn this really sucks I was in the next group to be hired :(
kyle

Brooklyn, NY

#57 Jun 14, 2012
Anyone here any news when they will be hiring again? Or any news at all??

Since: Dec 06

Buffalo, NY

#58 Sep 20, 2012
60 workers laid off this week....
concerned

Delphos, OH

#59 Oct 16, 2012
anyone know anything about greif drum plant ? still going strong?
Never to tired

Buffalo, NY

#60 Oct 19, 2012
I just got hired there i hear nothing about layoffs?
concerned

Delphos, OH

#61 Oct 24, 2012
is their pay and benifits good

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