Workers attempt to form a union at Samsung in South Korea

Samsung is not only a huge corporation that operates all over the world, but also has a notorious record of anti union activities, click here and here. Not surprisingly, it also has a terrible health and safety record. It's therefore quite significant that 400 sub-contractors of Samsung are forming a union. For a video of the launch, click here. One of their main grievances is the widespread use by Samsung of sub-contracting practices to avoid employing workers directly.