Samsung union in South Korea declares indefinite general strike – Diario de Querétaro

Samsung union in South Korea declares indefinite general strike – Diario de Querétaro
Samsung union in South Korea declares indefinite general strike – Diario de Querétaro

A union representing tens of thousands of workers Samsung Electronics in South Korea announced on Wednesday (local) a “indefinite general strike” to force the management of the Tech giant to negotiate.

“We declare a second Indefinite general strike starting July 10after learning that management is not willing to talk after the first one,” he said. Samsung Electronics National Union In a statement, the union began a three-day general strike on Monday.

More of 5 thousand union members began a three-day strike on Monday as part of their fight for higher wages and other benefits. The union has more than 30,000 members, more than a fifth of the company’s workforce.

Samsung said on Tuesday that the strike did not disrupt production.Yonhap news agency reported, but the union said the strike had a major impact on the company.

“We have confirmed a clear disruption in production and management will regret this,” the union said in a statement announcing the indefinite strike.

The guild He criticized the company for not seeming willing to engage in dialogue. and urged more workers to participate in the strike.

The company, the world’s largest producer of memory chips, has been locked in negotiations with the union since January over salaries and benefits.

The employees rejected the offer of a 5.1 percent pay rise. The union also raised demands for increased vacation pay and performance-based bonuses.

 
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