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April 24 / 4 Strike Demands

KCTU Apr 22, 2015 Hits 404

1. Abolish the retrogressive ‘labour market reform.' What the government wants are easier dismissal, lower wage and more precarious jobs. The government-led labour market reform plan would deteriorate living and working conditions of all workers. It should not be promoted in any f...

April 24, Korean Workers Strike!

KCTU Apr 22, 2015 Hits 44

The national congress of the Korean Confederation of Trade Unions(KCTU) resolved to call a general strike against the government’s comprehensive policy package to attack working and living conditions for all workers. In a nation wide ballot carried out on March 21~April 8, 84.35% ...

Workers will take the street on March 8, International Women’s Day

KCTU Feb 22, 2013 Hits 7477

Workers will take the street on March 8, International Women’s Day “ Still, the Era of Women Has not Come. Women, Forward! for Hope and Solidarity” *** On March 8, KCTU, in cooperation with other women’s organization hold a women’s rally celebra...

Bell Tower Struggle of JEI workers

KCTU Feb 20, 2013 Hits 1559

Bell Tower Struggle of JEI workers In korea, home visiting tutors, and other workers in disguised employment relations (specially employed workers) are excluded fundamental labour rights * * * 2 home visiting tutors, Yeo Min-hui and Oh Su-yeong, member...

President-elect Park, Solve the 5 Urgent Labour Issues!

KCTU Feb 20, 2013 Hits 1867

President-elect Park, Solve the 5 Urgent Labour Issues! Show your solidarity by sending your letter to the new government or visiting Korean embassy in your country! * * * On 25th February the new Korean President Park Guenhye will take office. She is now h...

A Union Leader took his life facing union busting and a huge amount of compensation of damage

KCTU Feb 20, 2013 Hits 1437

A Union Leader Took His Life Facing Union Busting and a Huge Amount of Compensation of Damage "Hanjin Heavy Industry, withdraw their lawsuit against the union’s leader and reinstate the dismissed workers!" * * * On December 21, 2012, 2 days after the presidential ele...

16 Days' Hunger strike of KGEU President, Hair Saving in Protest of 137 Dismissed KGEU Members

KCTU Feb 20, 2013 Hits 1825

16 Days' Hunger strike of KGEU President, Hair Saving in Protest of 137 Dismissed KGEU Members Lack of fundamental labour rights in the public sector is leading to serious political and social problems. "Reinstate 137 KGEU members 165 KPTU members!" "Recognise KGEU as a Le...

A Professional Union Busting Company Hired at YPR

KCTU Feb 20, 2013 Hits 1454

YPR's Illegal Union Busting Strategy Revealed but none has been punished HONG, Jong-in, Chair of KMWU YPR Local is protesting on a 6 meter high bridge guardrail "Investigate the CEO under detention! Dissolve the Company Union illegally established!" *** At Y...

Arial Protest of 3 Union Leaders in Ssangyong Motor

KCTU Feb 20, 2013 Hits 1587

Arial Protest of 3 Union Leaders in Ssangyong Motor "Carry out a full parliamentary investigation into state affairs to bring to light the truth regarding the Ssangyong Motor falsification of accounts and mass dismissals!" * * * 3 union leaders, HAN, Sang-gyun...

Aerial Protest of Hyundai Motor precarious workers on transmission tower in Ulsan City, Korea

KCTU Feb 20, 2013 Hits 2827

Aerial Protest of Hyundai Motor precarious workers CHOE, Byung-Seung & CHUN, Ui-Bong on transmission tower in Ulsan City, Korea "Accept the Supreme Court Decision! Regularise all in-house subcontracting workers!" * * * Precarious workers belonging to the KMWU Hyun...

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