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Samsung Electronics workers announce 'indefinite' strike


Members of the National Samsung Electronics Union shout slogans during a rally outside of Samsung Electronics' Hwaseong campus in Hwaseong, South Korea, Monday, July 8, 2024. Unionized workers at Samsung Electronics declared an indefinite strike Wednesday, July 10 to pressure South Korea’s biggest company to accept their calls for higher pays and other benefits. Credit: Hong Ki-won/Yonhap via AP

Unionized workers at Samsung Electronics declared an indefinite strike Wednesday to pressure South Korea's biggest company to accept their calls for higher pays and other benefits.

Thousands of members of the National Samsung Electronics Union launched a temporary, three-day strike on Monday. But the union said Wednesday that it was announcing an indefinite strike, accusing the management of being unwilling to negotiate. Samsung Electronics says there have been no disruptions to production.

"Samsung Electronics will ensure no disruptions occur in the production lines," a Samsung statement said. "The ...


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