Thursday, August 20, 2020

Reversing Course: Goodyear does 180 and clarifies policy on MAGA, pro-police gear after Trump boycott threat

Even Goodyear realizes that there are cheaper better tires on the market.
  So they're trying to hold onto what little market share they have left.  
Fox News reports Goodyear clarified its policy on acceptable workplace attire on Thursday, one day after reports that one of its facilities in Topeka, Kansas had banned “Make America Great Again” and “Blue Lives Matter” apparel which prompted President Trump to call for a boycott of the Ohio-based company.

Goodyear Chairman and CEO Rich Kramer said the slide from a presentation at the Topeka plant “was not approved or distributed by Goodyear Corporate or anyone outside of that facility.” The company has clarified its policy to inform employees that they can “express support for law enforcement through apparel at Goodyear facilities," but are asked to "refrain" from wearing apparel of a political nature.
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