Ssangyong Motor Co. Ltd. administrative staff have been locked out of their offices by striking workers at the light-truck maker’s Pyongtaek plant Aug. 28, following the union’s rejection of management’s Aug. 25 settlement offer. It marks the first time during the current labor strife that disgruntled union members have blocked white-collar workers from doing their jobs. Unionists began demonstrating in early August outside the Chinese embassy in downtown Seoul's Myongdong district, ...

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