- Tram Ho
According to the New York Times, a man named Kim Yong-Hee, 60, climbed a traffic light about 25 meters high located opposite Samsung headquarters in Seoul on June 10, 2019. in response to the company’s dismissal decision 25 years ago. According to Kim, this is a decision to completely dismiss Samsung, when he lost his job because of union activities while working at the company.
According to Kim, the selection of the protest site was a traffic light at one of the busiest intersections in the capital, Seoul, to highlight his discontent with South Korea’s mightiest corporation.
As a result, after 355 days of eating on a traffic light, Mr. Kim ended the special demonstration after Samsung agreed with one of his claims. However, besides Samung making an official apology, details of the agreement signed between Mr. Kim and its representative were not disclosed.
” I hope my struggles will help Samsung reform their workers’ management system ,” Kim told the Korean media after climbing down the traffic light.
” Samsung wants to apologize to Mr. Kim Yong Hee and his family for not resolving the issue sooner. We will try to continue to communicate with the public with the most respectful attitude possible , “ the representative said. Samsung company said.
According to the New York Times, Samsung’s apology is part of many of its efforts to ease the growing pressure on management system reform.
In May, Samsung ‘Crown Prince Lee Jae-yong apologized to the Korean public after the corruption and bribery scandal badly affected the technology group. Samsung Vice President also affirmed that the group will abandon the ‘no-trade’ philosophy which has lasted for a decade, and pledged to respect the rights of workers in establishing independent unions. .
Consult the New York Times
Source : Genk