Stop Samsung - No More Deaths!
SHARPS’s eight-year advocacy campaign has entered into a new stage as Samsung attempts to compensate occupational disease victims on its own divisive terms. Source: The Huffington Post Korea
Samsung Electronics has launched a website for individual occupational-disease victims seeking compensation from the company, hammering a nail in the coffin of prospects for sufficient payouts for the company’s victims, and for publicly verifiable safety measures to keep future tragedies from happening
“Compensation will be made based on principles and criteria little changed from the recommendations made by the Mediation Committee July 23,” Samsung said Sept 18 in a press release announcing the website’s launch. However, nothing can be further from the truth. Here are the details of Samsung’s scheme:
- Samsung is accepting petitions for compensation only by year-end, preempting future victims who would be diagnosed with an occupational disease after a lengthy latency period;
- Samsung employees who departed from…
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