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Last-minute talks end Ssangyong strike

Striking workers at Ssangyong Motor Co. ended their 77-day strike yesterday after the management and union leaders reached an agreement over the layoff plans in last-minute negotiations. Ssangyong court receivership manager Park Young-tae and union leader Han Sang-kyun met for … Continue reading

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Ssangyong raided by police

Hundreds of South Korean police commandos have mounted a dramatic raid on a car plant outside Seoul in an effort to end a strike by hundreds of sacked workers that has lasted for more than two months.

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S.Korea police step up siege of troubled car plant

(AFP) SEOUL — Thousands of riot police on Monday strengthened their siege of a troubled South Korean auto firm, spraying liquid tear gas from a helicopter, after talks to end a prolonged occupation by strikers collapsed.

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