Korea strike crop

Kumho workers suspend month-long strike

Seoul – Union members at Kumho Tire Co. in South Korea have ended their month-long strike to elect a new leader, news reports from Seoul suggest.

Korean news agency Yonhap reported on 20 Sept that the strike, which started on 17 Aug, had been suspended as a leadership election was scheduled for 30 Sept, when the current union leader’s tenure is over.

According to the Korea JoongAng daily, as the strikes prolonged, Kumho shut down its production lines at its three plants in Gwangju; Gokseong, South Jeolla;…

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