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Railway Workers’ Strike Reduces Train Operations, Causes Passenger Inconvenience

Railway Workers’ Strike Reduces Train Operations, Causes Passenger Inconvenience

DAEJEON/SEOUL, Nov. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — Calling for higher wages and more recruitment, railway workers across South Korea went on strike Wednesday, causing inconvenience for train passengers. Unionized workers kicked off a no-time-limit strike at 9 a.m., the first of such strike since a 74-day work stoppage from September to December in 2016. The collective [...]

Workers End 72-hour Railway Strike

Workers End 72-hour Railway Strike

SEOUL, Oct. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — Unionized railway workers on Monday wrapped up their 72-hour strike, but train schedules are likely to be affected until services fully resume later in the day. The 19,000-member Korean Railway Workers’ Union ended their 72-hour strike at 9 a.m. They had demanded the Korea Railroad Corp. (KORAIL) increase wages [...]