223 workers who developed leukemia, lupus, lymphoma, and multiple sclerosis working for Samsung. There are 76 reported deaths to date. It's taken relatives mounting a 1,023 day sit-in outside their headquarters for Samsung to open dialogue.
In solidarity with workers and relatives of the dead we are gathering outside Samsungs Melbourne store to demand Samsung end the chemical poisoning of workers in it's semiconductor factories.
Samsung has a history of ignoring workers complaints. With it's founder stating the company would “recognize trade unions over my dead body.” Workers groups accuse Samsung of violently and illegally violating human rights - with kidnappings, dismissals, arrests and good cop, bad cop methods to keep its 'No Union' policy in place. Samsung needs to allow unions and listen to it's workers.
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The store is inside the Melbourne Central shopping mall on
Level 2. If security move us on we will be outside the mall at it's entrance on La Trope Street.
211 La Trobe St
Melbourne, VIC 3000
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