Ssangyong Workers Strike 2009
South Korean lawmakers pass landmark labor bill, amid rising trade union mobilizations

The “yellow envelope bill” is an outcome of years of labor mobilizations demanding reforms of existing labor laws, in the aftermath of workers suppression in the SsangYong Motors strike of 2009

For the dismissed workers of the 2009 Ssangyong motors strike, the struggle continues

The 2009 Ssangyong strike took place in a post economic recession scenario, where the recession had been used by international capital as a justification for the crackdown on unionization and workers’ rights