Workers at struggling Ssangyong Motor Co. Ltd. voted on Tuesday to quit the often-fiery Korea Metal Workers Union, also ending their affiliation with the umbrella Korean Confederation of Trade Unions (KCTU), a Ssangyong source tells Ward’s. The Metal Workers union is considered the most aggressive wing of the KCTU. “Of the 2,642 Ssangyong union members who voted, 1,931 (73.1%) favored leaving the Metal Workers union,” he says. The auto maker’s union has 3,508 members Ending affiliation ...
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