SEOUL, Dec. 30 (Xinhua) -- South Korean rail workers, who have been on strike for fear of privatization of railway services, have decided to end their long-drawn-out walkouts, Yonhap News Agency reported on Monday.
Kim Myung-hwan, head of the labor union, will make a formal announcement at a press conference scheduled for 10 a.m. in the headquarters of the National Assembly along with ruling and opposition lawmakers, Yonhap said, citing Rep. Lee Yun-seok of the main opposition Democratic Party, a member of the parliamentary transportation committee.
S.Korean railway strike intensifies after gov't issues license for new subsidiary
SEOUL, Dec. 28 (Xinhua) -- Thousands of rail workers and supporters rallied in downtown Seoul and marched into streets on Saturday to protest the government's move to open a new subsidiary for the state-run rail operator, which unionists fear will result in privatization and layoffs.Full Story
S. Koreans protest against railway privatization