DANVILLE, Va. (AP) — Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. is laying off 41 workers at its plant in Danville.

The layoffs are effective Feb. 4.

Goodyear spokeswoman Laura Singleton tells the Danville Register & Bee (http://bit.ly/V26XMp ) that the layoffs affect hourly workers throughout the plant.

The layoffs will reduce the plant's workforce to 2,150 employees.

The plant makes medium radial commercial truck tires and airplane tires.

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Information from: Danville Register & Bee, http://www.registerbee.com