’21-year sentence’ for irregular workers who shouted “enact a law on punishment for companies with serious accidents”

– Prosecutors demanded a combined 21 years in prison for 17 irregular workers who held a rally demanding the truth of the late Kim Yong-gyun case and punishment for those responsible.

– Prosecutors demanded such charges against 17 irregular workers, including Kim Su-eok, former chairman of the Kia Motors irregular branch of the metallurgical union, in a decision hearing held at the Seoul Central District Court on the 30th for violating the Assembly and Demonstration Act (Gypsy Act).

– The prosecution changed some of the charges through the change of the indictment on the same day and lowered the prison sentence for former branch chairman Kim Su-eok from 5 years and 6 months to 5 years, and for Lee Byung-hoon, an irregular worker at Kia Motors, from 3 years and 6 months to 3 years and 2 months. Last October, the prosecution requested a total of 22 years and 6 months for 17 people, including former branch chairman Kim.

– Stop the 11 million non-regular workers The joint struggle for 11 million non-regular workers held a press conference prior to the decision trial and said, “Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong was released and Hyundai Motor Group Chairman Chung Eui-sun did not even prosecute. The Moon Jae-in administration who asks the question, “Is this my country?” He said, “I will fight to the end for a world free of irregular workers where common sense and justice are realized so that people do not die while working and are not discriminated against.”

– Kim Yong-gyun, the mother of the late Kim Yong-gyun, who participated in the press conference, said, “I have seen with my own eyes how much pain, discrimination, and struggles non-regular workers have suffered, discriminated against, and struggled.” exclaimed.

GM Korea branch executive election final ‘Jun-oh Kim vs Min-gi’

– In the final vote for the 27th executive candidate for the GM Korea branch of the Metal Workers’ Union, Kim Jun-oh, No. 1, and Min-gi, No.

– According to the branch on the 30th, as a result of the first round of voting, Candidate Jun-oh Kim and Candidate Min-gi received 30.8% and 23.8% of the votes, respectively. The first round of voting was held for two days from the 29th of this month. 90.8% of the 7,627 union members participated in the voting.

– Accordingly, the 2nd preference Lee Dae-young (18%), the 3rd symbol Lee Seok-ju (9.2%), and the 5th symbol Yoon Yong-shin (16.8%) were eliminated.

– There is no majority of votes, so the runoff voting will be held on December 7-8.

– The term of office of the new executive is two years from January 1, 2022.


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