On Wednesday, April 5, workers of Firestone Liberia unanimously rejected copies of the new Collective Bargaining Agreement entered into by the Management of Firestone and leaders of the workers union.
Factory workers in Firestone have laid down their tools in demand of bonuses. The workers are demanding 11 months of bonuses for producing 34.1 tons of rubber.
Employees and retirees of Firestone say they are worried by the company’s recent decision to transfer pension responsibilities to the National Social Security and Welfare Corporation, commonly known as NASSCORP.
The Management of Salala Rubber Corporation, or SRC, located in Gibi District, Upper Margibi, has announced the indefinite end to all its rubber tapping operations.