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Samsung’s Policy Shift Toward Allowing Labor Union in Offing

Samsung’s Policy Shift Toward Allowing Labor Union in Offing

SEOUL, Dec. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s top conglomerate Samsung Group, known to stick with ‘no-union’ policy, has hinted at changing its unfriendly stance towards labor unions after key company executives were found guilty of union busting, industry observers said Thursday. A day after Samsung Electronics Co. board chairman Lee Sang-hoon was sentenced to [...]

Samsung Execs Sentenced to Jail in Union-busting Case

Samsung Execs Sentenced to Jail in Union-busting Case

SEOUL, Dec. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — A Seoul court handed down jail terms to key Samsung executives on Tuesday and detained them for sabotaging labor union activities at the top conglomerate’s customer service unit. The Seoul Central District Court sentenced Lee Sang-hoon, Samsung Electronics Co.’s chairman of board, to 18 months in prison for breaching [...]