South Korea union says GM plant closure is 'death sentence', threatens strike

South Korea union says GM plant closure is 'death sentence', threatens strikeBy Heekyong Yang and Ju-min Park GUNSAN/SEOUL (Reuters) – General Motors’ workers at a South Korean plant staged a protest on Wednesday against its planned closure, calling the move by the U.S. automaker a “death sentence”, and threatening a strike. In the city of Gunsan, where the factory with 2,000 workers is, shuttered store fronts and empty streets near the plant are a stark reminder of the depressing impact on the rural town. “Gunsan city worked really hard to rescue GM, buying GM cars produced from the factory.



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