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Lockout, Riots at Kumho Factory

On Sunday, Kumho Tire announced it would shutdown operations at three of its plants following ongoing labor disputes. The following day riot police were called as unionized workers protested the lockouts at Kumho’s plant in the Gwangsan District, Gwangju. The union demanded Kumho cancel its lockout immediately and said the rally would continue until their

Kumho Tire Union Goes on Strike

Unionized workers at Kumho Tire Co.’s South Korea plants went on strike Monday as a result of labor and management not adopting a wage peak system, Korean media reports. The workers started the eight-hour strike at 6:30 at three Kumho production facilities including the one in Gwangju, near Seoul. Local media said management is working