GT) found itself in the middle of a political firestorm for no other reason than it is 2020.
spoke to a local Kansas TV station and said:” data-reactid=”24″>The un-named employee spoke to a local Kansas TV station and said:
“”If someone wants to wear a BLM shirt in here, then cool. I’m not going to get offended about it. But at the same time, if someone’s not going to be able to wear something that is politically based, even in the farthest stretch of the imagination, that’s discriminatory. If we’re talking about equality, then it needs to be equality. If not, it’s discrimination.”
Don’t buy GOODYEAR TIRES – They announced a BAN ON MAGA HATS. Get better tires for far less! (This is what the Radical Left Democrats do. Two can play the same game, and we have to start playing it now!).
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 19, 2020
"truly blessed" to have Trump as president.” data-reactid=”33″>Trump could be referencing a call from the political left to boycott Goya Foods after the CEO of the largest Hispanic-owned food company said the U.S. is “truly blessed” to have Trump as president.
“As part of this commitment, we do allow our associates to express their support on racial injustice and other equity issues but ask that they refrain from workplace expressions, verbal or otherwise, in support of political campaigning for any candidate or political party as well as other similar forms of advocacy that fall outside the scope of equity issues,” the statement reads.
Yesterday, Goodyear became the focus of a conversation that created some misconceptions about our policies and our company. Goodyear has always wholeheartedly supported both equality and law enforcement and will continue to do so. pic.twitter.com/oO6jUg2rTR
— Goodyear (@goodyear) August 19, 2020
Goodyear’s stock was down more than 3% at time of publication.
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