Workers fired by text messaging

More than 160 striking unionized staff at credit card company get an unwelcome text message on their cell phones
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|hrreporter.com|Last Updated: 03/22/2004

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orkers at South Korea’s third-largest credit card issuer got a very unwelcome text message on their cell phones from their employer: ‘You’re fired.’

KEB Credit Service Co. sacked 161 employees, or about a quarter of its workforce, after talks with striking unionized workers broke down, according to