Hyundai Motor Company said on November 29 that it would hold unionized workers accountable for their recent strike. The strike at the company’s manufacturing plant in Ulsan City started on November 27 and ended the next day.
“The company will make those involved in illegal activities responsible for what they did in accordance with the laws and the rules of the company,” it said, adding, “A no-work, no-pay principle will be applied to each and every part of the production that was halted as a result of the illegal strike.”
The company also mentioned that the Kona will be produced on Production Line 12 of Ulsan Plant 1. “We need to wrap up our negotiations as soon as possible so that customers waiting for the Kona do not have to wait long,” it went on to say, continuing, “The company does not have any other option but to resume temporary manufacturing if the negotiations fail.”
In the meantime, it is said that the unionized workers at the manufacturing plant themselves are having some conflicts over the additional production of the Kona. Some of them said that the strike did not last long enough because their representative surrendered to the management.