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Union Members of Five Naver Affiliates Vote to Take Collective Action

Union Members of Five Naver Affiliates Vote to Take Collective Action

SEOUL, July 19 (Korea Bizwire) — The union members of five Naver Corp. affiliates have voted to take various forms of collective action. The South Korean search giant’s labor union, ‘Joint Statement,’ said Monday that the union members of five Naver affiliates, including Ntech Service, NIT Service, Green Web Service, Incomes, and CommPartners, all voted [...]

Car Industry Faces Production Crisis Coupled with Chip Shortage and Truckers’ Strike

Car Industry Faces Production Crisis Coupled with Chip Shortage and Truckers’ Strike

SEOUL, June 10 (Korea Bizwire) — As new cars are experiencing shipping delays due to semiconductor shortages, there are concerns that the recent cargo truckers’ strike will exacerbate the delay. Industry sources said that the chip shortage has left South Korean consumers with wait times of at least one year for new Korean-made vehicles. Buyers [...]

Risk of Labor Strike Grows at Samsung as Labor-Management Conflict Continues

Risk of Labor Strike Grows at Samsung as Labor-Management Conflict Continues

SEOUL, March 29 (Korea Bizwire) — The labor and management of Samsung Electronics Co. have failed to narrow their differences in 2021 wage negotiations. Management sent an official letter to the labor union last week, saying, “If the union merges the agenda proposed in the 2021 wage negotiations with the 2022 wage negotiations, discussions would [...]

Cosmetics Salespeople at Department Stores to Strike During Chuseok Holiday

Cosmetics Salespeople at Department Stores to Strike During Chuseok Holiday

SEOUL, Sept. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — Department store salespeople from three foreign cosmetic brands will go on strike for two days during Chuseok holiday, demanding improvements to their work environment, welfare and work-life balance. Labor unions from L’Oreal Korea, Chanel Korea and Shiseido Korea under the Korean Federation of Service Workers Union are organizing the [...]