South Korean workers from Taiwan-invested company stage protest

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2015/03/24
By: Zoe Wei, Pan Chi-yi and Lilian Wu

Taipei, March 24 (CNA) South Korean workers from Hydis Technologies, a subsidiary of a

CNA file photo

CNA file photo

Taiwanese company in South Korea, staged a protest in Taipei Tuesday to press their demands that the factory should not be closed.

Twenty-nine of the South Korean workers, together with local support groups, including the Taoyuan Confederation of Labor Unions (桃園縣產業總工會), went to the Ministry of Labor to appeal to E Ink Holdings (EIH, 元太科技) — the parent company of Hydis Technologies — to revoke its decision to shut down the factory and stop laying off its South Korean workers.

One of the workers said that E Ink Holdings pledged previously that it would not sell the company’s patents and would continue to run the factory.     [FULL  STORY]