Tag Archives: Firestone

Open Letter to President Weah on the Firestone Layoffs

As a son of a former tapper, it has been worrisome and disturbing for me since I read the news on the planned redundancy of 800 employees at Firestone. According to its March 18 press release, the company made the decision because its high overhead costs have created unsustainable losses for the company. Firestone outlined low production and low global prices as key indicators for the decision.

Children Surgery International Ends Ninth Surgical Mission to Liberia

Children Surgery International, a Minnesota-based non-profit volunteer organization that provides specialized medical and surgical services for underprivileged children around the world, has ended its ninth visit to Liberia and eighth free surgical mission at the Firestone-run Du-side Medical Hospital.