Threat of mass strike in South Korea's shipyards

All employees across South Korea's nine largest shipyards  - a total of 60,000 people - are threatening to go on a mass strike next week in protest against incompetent management. This would be the first such strike in the country's history.

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South Korean shipyard workers are so tired of the management leading their workplaces that employees from nine yards have joined forces to plan an industry-wide strike, tallying up to 60, 000 employees, reports news agency Dow Jones.

If the strike takes place on September 9th as planned, it will be the first of its kind in South Korea's history.

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