Tag Archives: samsung

South Korean Ends Yearlong Tower Protest After Samsung Apologizes

South Korean Ends Yearlong Tower Protest After Samsung Apologizes

South Korean Ends Yearlong Tower Protest After Samsung Apologizes South Korean Ends Yearlong Tower Protest After Samsung Apologizes The man, Kim Yong-hee, 60, climbed the 82-foot tower near Samsung’s headquarters​ in Seoul on June 10, demanding that the tech giant apologize and offer compensation for what he called its illegal decision to fire him ​25 years ago ​for union activism. …

Read More »

Samsung Heir Apologizes for Corruption and Union-Busting Scandals

Samsung Heir Apologizes for Corruption and Union-Busting Scandals

Samsung Heir Apologizes for Corruption and Union-Busting Scandals Samsung Heir Apologizes for Corruption and Union-Busting Scandals SEOUL, South Korea — The de facto head of Samsung, Lee Jae-yong, apologized on Wednesday for the corruption and union-busting scandals that have bedeviled his conglomerate, declaring that he will be the last of his family members to lead the South Korean corporate empire. …

Read More »

‘My Last Stand’: In South Korea, a Protester’s Lone Fight Against Samsung

‘My Last Stand’: In South Korea, a Protester’s Lone Fight Against Samsung

It took prosecutors more than six years of investigation and trial to win the rare convictions. Top Samsung executives, like other chaebol leaders, have been found guilty of felonies over the years, but have spent little time behind bars. Lee Kun-hee, the ailing chairman, was convicted twice of bribery and other corruption charges but has never spent a day in …

Read More »