Samsung Apologises for Crappy Work Conditions That Gave Some Employees Cancer

By Gary Cutlack on at

Samsung is going to compensate victims and their families for illnesses caused to workers in its semiconductor business, who developed leukaemia and other blood cancers as a result of being exposed to chemicals. Samsung CEO Kwon Oh-hyun says he's "deeply heartbroken" that the grim issue wasn't spotted and resolved sooner. [Bloomberg via The Verge]