South Korean laborers strike over new labor law

Laabs, Jennifer
March 1997
Workforce (10928332);Mar1997, Vol. 76 Issue 3, p11
Reports on the January 1997 strike in South Korea, where thousands protested the approval of a labor law which was allegedly passed in a secret meeting of the parliament by President Kim Young Sam. Details on the provisions of the law with which laborers are against; President Kim's giving in to public pressure; Effects of the strike on South Korea's largest carmaker, Hyundai Motor Company.


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