South Korea

Workers' struggles in East Asia (November 2012)

Chinese bus drivers join the first strike in Singapore in 25 years

Summary and links to news stories of workers' struggles around East Asia during November 2012 and related resources. The most important stories appear on my Twitter feed as soon as I find them: http://twitter.com/spartacusnews.

Workers' struggles in East Asia (October 2012)

Workers join a general strike against outsourcing in Bekasi, Indonesia

Summary and links to news stories of workers' struggles around East Asia during October 2012 and related resources. The most important stories appear on my Twitter feed as soon as I find them: http://twitter.com/spartacusnews.

Workers' struggles in East Asia (September 2012)

Workers on strike at an electronic factory in Zhuhai, Guangdong Province, China

Summary and links to news stories of workers' struggles around East Asia during September 2012 and related resources. The most important stories appear on my Twitter feed as soon as I find them: http://twitter.com/spartacusnews.

Workers' struggles in East Asia (August 2012)

Workers strike at an automotive parts factory in Wuhan, China

Summary and links to news stories of workers' struggles around East Asia during August 2012 and related resources. The most important stories appear on my Twitter feed as soon as I find them: http://twitter.com/spartacusnews.

Workers' struggles in East Asia (July 2012)

Residents of Qidong occupy a government building to protest pollution

Summary and links to news stories of workers' struggles around East Asia during July 2012 and related resources. The most important stories appear on my Twitter feed as soon as I find them: http://twitter.com/spartacusnews.

Korean bosses lock-out workers and blackmail them into no-strike agreement and a scab union

On 30 July, the Mando Corporation - a South Korean auto-parts manufacturer - locked out all unionised workers. It is now blackmailing them into a no-strike agreement, and encouraging them to join a new trade union, that the bosses created immediately following the lock-out.

Hired security guards in full riot gear used to violently break strike in South Korea

A company that specialises in strike breaking and union busting is hired by a South Korean auto-parts plant to violently disperse 'locked out' workers.

Workers' struggles in East Asia (June 2012)

A police van after anti-police protests by migrant workers in Guangdong, China

Summary and links to news stories of workers' struggles around East Asia during June 2012 and related resources. The most important stories appear on my Twitter feed as soon as I find them: http://twitter.com/spartacusnews.

Workers' struggles in East Asia (May 2012)

Migrant workers in China attacked government buildings after a death over wages

Summary and links to news stories of workers' struggles around East Asia during May 2012 and related resources. The most important stories appear on my Twitter feed as soon as I find them: http://twitter.com/spartacusnews.

Workers' struggles in East Asia (April 2012)

A protester for political reform returns tear gas to police in Kuala Lumpur

Summary and links to news stories of workers' struggles around East Asia during April 2012 and related resources. The most important stories appear on my Twitter feed as soon as I find them: http://twitter.com/spartacusnews.