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BAAGU LMS (must be at work)          

Human Resources Links:

2020 W4 UPDATE

Plant Wi-Fi                                        UNITED WAY 211 and EAP Helpline 

TEAMMATE ASSISTANCE FUND--donate via contribution or payroll deduction 

TEAMMATE BEST TIRE SAVINGS PROGRAM Q2 2020

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NEW! ICD MARKETPLACE

Your one-stop shop for detailed info on classes and workshops offered by our Union's Institute for Career Development. 
ICD CONTACT INFO

CONCEALED CARRY

Affinity Credit Union

Did you know, Affinity Credit Union was founded by Firestone teammates, to serve Firestone teammates? They are right in our own backyard. CLICK HERE for more info. 

They are also a generous sponsor for various B-Well teammate engagement activities. 

The first two "Made in Des Moines" videos showcasing our plant are available here: CLICK HERE.

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BAAG.com is a social network for Des Moines plant teammates. 

ADVENTURELAND 2020

CLICK HERE to view discounted ticket prices for Adventureland 2020. 

HyVee Menu

No HyVee meals until further notice. 

Company Store Hours

CLOSED until further notice. Visit our online showroom at www.kahlerspec.com to purchase store merchandise during this time, or CLICK HERE for detailed instructions for online ordering. 

KNOW YOUR LEADERS

Take a moment to get to know the Leaders at Bridgestone Americas, and learn more about what they're hoping to accomplish in 2020 and beyond. 

ANDY SOBOTTA, Chief Information Security Officer BSA IT

CLOCK CARD REFERRAL PROGRAM

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B-WELL

CLICK HERE for an overview of B-Well

Suicide and Domestic Violence awareness resources--CLICK on photo to enlarge

Eyeglass Optician Hours


Tues & Thurs 5:00 AM - 7:00 AM

75th Celebration Photos

Click below for all the photos of our 75th anniversary celebration parties!

Album 1

Album 2

 

Until further notice, all Coronavirus information will be housed here.

CORONA VIRUS UPDATE 4.24.20

DES MOINES PLANT TO REOPEN MONDAY, APRIL 13

Plant Manager Blogs: 

Plant Emergency Notification System

SAFETY DIRECTIVES 4/20/20: 

Hygiene recommendations

EAP Resources

Ways You Can Help: CLICK HERE

The Company Store will be closed until further notice. Visit our online showroom at www.kahlerspec.com to purchase store merchandise during this time. 

MyBridgestone Goes Live June 1

2021 Firestone Calendar

FREE Emotional Wellness Resource

myStrength is an emotional wellness tool that Aetna offers as part of our EAP program.     

It’s got several focus areas that you can click on to learn more and actually follow through a series of programs. For example, there are courses/information for managing depression, controlling anxiety, reducing stress, mindfulness meditation, improving sleep, pregnancy and early parenting, etc. 

CLICK HERE for detailed information about how to download the app. 

The direct link to the website is:

https://app.mystrength.com/signup/

Access code is: Bridgestone Americas

Blog Posts

Social Distancing Challenges

Posted by Greg Halford on May 21, 2020 at 8:00am 0 Comments

As we continue to get additional teammates reporting that they are positive for COVID we have discovered one important thing.  In the vast majority of the cases the teammate is pretty sure where they were exposed to the coronavirus. And in over 90% of those cases the teammate was exposed outside of the DSM plant.  At this point we can only point to one confirmed case where we believe the teammate may have been exposed inside the plant.  In nearly all of the other cases the teammates told us…

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Three Weeks Later

Posted by Greg Halford on May 5, 2020 at 9:00am 0 Comments

The plant has now been back for approximately three weeks.  We continue to struggle making ticket but that's ok because it is not our top priority.  The priority will always be teammate safety especially in this day and age of COVID.  Not only do we want to make sure that teammates work safely in their job, but we also want to make sure that teammates follow safety guidelines as related to the coronavirus.  Those safety guidelines have not changed.  And just as with safety on our jobs, these…

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