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Angry yard employees protest before decisive meeting about merger

South Korean shipyard merger leads employees to strike again. The latest strike comes ahead of a general assembly at which the merger must be approved. A court has barred employees from interrupting the meeting.

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The South Korean yard merger between Hyundai Heavy Industries and Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co., DSME, has yet again made employees walk out, reports Yonhap News Agency.

On Monday and Tuesday, displeased yard workers at Hyundai Heavy Industries have gone on strike to protest the merger. The protests happen ahead of a decisive general assembly at Hyundai Heavy Industries on Friday, at which the company's shareholders are expected to vote for a split of the company.

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