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GM Korea, Union in Last-Minute Talks as Deadline Nears

GM Korea, Union in Last-Minute Talks as Deadline Nears

SEOUL/INCHEON, April 19 (Korea Bizwire) – General Motor Co.’s South Korean unit and its labor union have been holding last-minute negotiations on Thursday over a turnaround plan, a day before the deadline that would see GM Korea file for bankruptcy. The Detroit automaker, which announced in February that it will shut down its Gunsan plant by May, has said GM Korea will file for [...]

GM Offers Relocation Plan to Gunsan Workers in S. Korea

GM Offers Relocation Plan to Gunsan Workers in S. Korea

SEOUL, April 18 (Korea Bizwire) – General Motors Co. on Wednesday offered to relocate workers from the South Korean plant it plans to close next month to other local production lines in an effort to get the union to accept the restructuring plan laid out by management. The suggestion comes against a background of strong resistance from GM Korea Co.’s union to the U.S.-based carmaker’s decision to [...]

Port of Gunsan to Install Lotus Shaped Maritime Beacons

Port of Gunsan to Install Lotus Shaped Maritime Beacons

SEOUL, Feb. 10 (Korea Bizwire) – Gunsan Regional Oceans & Fisheries Administration is planning a 1.5 billion won (US$ 1.3 million) project to install five light beacons off the coast of Gyeokpo-ri, Buan-gun, Jeollabuk-do, said the administration on February 9. The light beacons, navigation facilities for maritime guidance on rocky hazards, will be built in form of [...]