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Hyundai Heavy's workers want to pick new director

Employees at South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries want, through their labor union, to help pick a new manager for the company. The call comes as part of the ongoing restructuring of the struggling shipyard.

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The world's biggest shipyard, South Korea's Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI), is in the midst of a large-scale restructuring aimed at getting the crisis-stricken shipyards business back on track in market starving for new orders.

The employees' labor union, in relation to the restructuring, now wants to play a part in selecting a new outside manager alongside the ongoing wage and job security negotiations, reports the Korea Herald.

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