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South Korea

  • By: Jennifer Jihye Chun
  • In: Sociology of Work: An Encyclopedia
  • Edited by: Vicki Smith
  • Subject:Organizational Psychology, Sociology of Work (general), Organizational Theory

On November 10, 2011, Kim Jin-suk, a former welder and member of the Korean Confederation of Trade Unions (KCTU), ended her 309-day-long protest atop Crane 85 at the Yeongdo shipyard in the southeastern port city of Busan. For 10 consecutive months, ...

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