Chairman of the board of Samsung Electronics Imprisoned for 18 months for sabotaging union activities17th December 2019."UNION WIN"A South Korean court has sentenced the chairman of the board of Samsung Electronics to 18 months in prison for sabotaging union activities, in a ruling likely to add pressure on the technology giant to overhaul its corporate culture.Dozens of other current and former employees at various Samsung units were also convicted on Tuesday for their mistreatment of trade unions. State prosecutors have said Samsung executives used various tactics to...
The persecution of labour organisations in the Philippines infringes on freedom of association and the right to organise.
On the 10-11th December civil society and the global union movement stood together in condemning the recent raids, arrests and extrajudicial killings of 45 trade union leaders in the Philippines. The Philippine government, led by President Duterte, targets unionists, journalists, human rights activists and organisations critical of the regime in a process known as ‘red tagging’. These people and organisations are falsely labelled as terrorists and targeted with...
What's 'red tagging' It's a process where union leaders & members are spied on, profiled, portrayed as terrorists,… https://t.co/9bGsJJaiGd