Union bans by companies
So. Korea: Recently formed "pan-Samsung union" challenges "no union policy", company says it is committed to complying with regulations
Song Jung-a, Financial Times, 13 Jul 2011
Greece: Cosco allegedly does not allow unions or collective bargaining - includes company response
Louisa Lim, NPR, 8 Jun 2011
Nigeria: Workers allege 'inhuman treatment', use of underage labour and ban on unionisation at Lee Group - includes company response
Business Day (Nigeria), 5 Jun 2008
China's state-run union reacts to Wal-Mart move to allow unions at its China operations
Cui Qingxin Xinhua, China View, 25 Nov 2004
China: Wal-Mart's union ban draws heat
Standard (China), 21 Oct 2004
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Author: Song Jung-a, Financial Times [blog]
Four employees at theme park operator Samsung Everland, the group’s de facto holding company, have formed the first pan-Samsung union, challenging the group’s policy of not allowing labour unions...Samsung is now the world’s largest technology company...
Author: Louisa Lim, NPR
Cosco doesn't allow unions or collective bargaining among its 500-plus Greek workers. The unions report that Cosco workers are largely unskilled and working on a temporary basis, with no benefits...During two visits last year…the labor inspection...
Author: Editorial, Business Day [Nigeria]
Barely one week after May Day celebrations...workers of Lee Group of Companies in [Nigeria] raised an alarm over abuses and inhuman treatment meted out to them by the...company...According to the president of the [National Union of Chemical, Footwears...
Author: Olivia Chung, The Standard [China]
Wal-Mart, Kodak and other major American corporations are coming under fire in the mainland for ignoring the country's labour laws by forbidding their employees to set up trade unions...[also refers to Dell, Samsung, McDonald's, KFC (part of YUM!)]