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Unionized Truckers Vote to End General Strike

Written: 2022-12-09 13:44:39Updated: 2022-12-09 14:49:31

Unionized Truckers Vote to End General Strike

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The Cargo Truckers Solidarity union has voted to call off a general strike that has lasted over two weeks.

According to the North Jeolla chapter of the trucker association operating under the Korean Confederation of Trade Unions(KCTU), a majority of its voting members were in favor of ending the walkout.

Of the union's 26-thousand-144 members, three-thousand-574, or 13-point-67 percent cast votes, 61-point-82 percent of whom voted to return to work, while 37-point-55 percent wanted to hold out.

Meanwhile, the chapter in the southeastern port city of Busan decided to return to work without a vote.

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