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13 July 2011

Samsung: labour challenge [So. Korea]

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...

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8 June 2011

In Greek Port, Storm Brews Over Chinese-Run Labor

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...

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11 May 2008

Lee Group and abuse of Nigerian workers

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,...

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23 October 2004

Wal-Mart union ban draws heat [China]

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!)]

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