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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 [...]

Health Workers Call Off Planned Strike After Last-minute Deal with Gov’t

Health Workers Call Off Planned Strike After Last-minute Deal with Gov’t

SEOUL, Sept. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s unionized health workers called off their planned strike Thursday, hours before the unionized workers were set to go on a nationwide strike amid the pandemic. The Korean Health and Medical Workers’ Union (KHMU), representing more than 56,000 nurses, pharmacists and other health care professionals, said it reached [...]

Delivery Workers Launch Strike amid Stalled Talks on Preventing Overwork

Delivery Workers Launch Strike amid Stalled Talks on Preventing Overwork

SEOUL, June 9 (Korea Bizwire) — Unionized delivery workers began a general strike Wednesday, saying logistics firms have stalled implementing an agreement on preventing their overwork. The Parcel Delivery Workers’ Solidarity Union said the indefinite walkout was approved by 4,910, or 92.3 percent, of 5,310 members who took part in a vote earlier in the [...]