Monthly Archives: June 2011

Hope bus ride (4)

OK. Then, who were those hope bus riders? It started from artists like poets, novelists, painters, children’s story writers, documentary directors, photographers, musicians, dancers etc. who has natural skill to be empathic to others’ experiences. Then, other labor activists and, finally, ordinary citizens joined them. Starting from Seoul, the capital of Korea that sits near […]

Hope bus ride (3)

Korea court is very strict about massive layoff. Unless the company has very pressing and urgent operational reasons, employers cannot fire their workers at will. Obviously, employers should show corresponding efforts to diffuse the risk and turn the company back on track. Also, employers should set up reasonable and fair guide lines for selecting layoff […]

Hope bus ride (2)

Obviously, workers’ union who had cut a deal with company against unilateral massive layoff after a fierce strife in Feb. 2010 (less than a year before they went on another strike) saw the whole thing from a diametrically opposite way. Why the union dose not trust company? Usually, workers’ union dose not trust their counter […]

Hope bus ride (1)

Last weekend (Jun. 12 ~ 13, 2011), something big happened in one part of the 2nd largest city in Korea, Busan. Exactly, a small island called Youngdo. You may not notice that it is an island when you get there because it is connected to mainland by bridges long time ago. Only the name of […]

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