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KBS’ Board Passes Motion to Dismiss Embattled President

KBS’ Board Passes Motion to Dismiss Embattled President

SEOUL, Jan. 22 (Korea Bizwire) – The board of directors of public broadcaster KBS on Monday approved a motion to dismiss its president, Koh Dae-young, who is accused of political bias and unfair labor practices. Ten of the board’s 11 members attended the closed-door session to vote on the proposal submitted Jan. 8. The broadcaster’s 2,200 unionized workers have been on strike since Sept. [...]

Labor Unions at KBS, MBC Go on Massive Strike

Labor Unions at KBS, MBC Go on Massive Strike

SEOUL, Sept. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — A few thousand union members at Korea’s two biggest TV networks went on strike simultaneously on Monday to protest alleged management interference in news coverage and unfair labor practices. Union members associated with the National Union of Media Workers at KBS and MBC, two of the country’s biggest terrestrial [...]