Railway union workers to launch three-day token strike

Railway union workers to launch three-day token strike

By Kang Seung-wooUnionized rail workers plan to hold a preliminary strike from Friday to Sunday, demanding an increase in the number of workers and better working conditions.Given that the three-day walkout is expected to reduce the operation of passenger and cargo trains by up to 60 percent, there are growing concerns that it may cause public inconvenience for passengers and cargo transport.According to the Korean Railway Workers’ Union, Wednesday, the strike starts 9 a.m., Friday.”The government and Korea Railroad Corp.