Trade Unions Proposal for Improvements of <Trade Union and Labour Relation Adjustment Act> (TULRAA)

 

Korean Confederation of Trade Unions (KCTU)

Federation of Korean Trade Unions (FKTU)

Nov. 2012

 

I. KCTU Position on the Direction of the Amendment of the Trade Union Act 


1. Summary of the Current State of Labor Relations in South Korea


2. Demands for the Amendment of the Trade Union Act

1) Right to Organise

 (1) Expanding recognition as workers and strengthening the responsibility for employers 

 (2) Association Rights of Teachers and Government Employees

 (3) Repeal the ban on wage payment by employers for full-time union officials

 (4) Improving procedures for the reporting of the trade union establishment


2) Right to Collective Bargaining

 

 (1) Institutionalization of industry-level collective bargaining

 (2) Free and voluntary bargaining for multiple unions at the same enterprise

 (3) Restriction on the unilateral cancellation of collective agreements


3) Right to Collective Action

 

 (1) Restriction on claiming damages against trade unions and expansion of the right to strike 

 (2) Abolition of the system to Maintain Essential Public Services

 (3) Restriction on aggressive lockouts


II. FKTU Proposal for the Amendment of the Trade Union and Labor Relations Adjustment Act

 

1. Purpose and background

2. Key Items


<Table> Comparison of Proposals for the Improvements of the Trade Union Act by KFTU and KCTU

 

Total 99
No. Subject Name Regdate Hits
99 KCTU Representative's Speech at Founding Congress of ITUC [5] KCTU 2006.11.09 153369
98 KCTU Monthly Newsletter - March, 2007 [6] KCTU 2007.04.13 153556
97 KCTU Monthly Newsletter - April, 2007 [6] KCTU 2007.05.09 154214
96 US Congress Letter on Labour Rights Situation in South Korea, March 2007 [6] KCTU 2007.04.13 154608
95 Documents of Workshop on the Current Developments Regarding Industrial Relations in South Korea [6] KCTU 2007.05.09 155644
94 KCTU Monthly Newsletter - June, 2007 [7] KCTU 2007.07.09 156403
93 KCTU Monthly Newsletter - July, 2007 [7] KCTU 2007.08.10 157211
92 No FTA Newsletter : Official News of the Korean Alliance Against the Korea-U.S. FTA [7] KCTU 2007.06.29 157295
91 Joint Statement on Daewoo International's Suspicious Illegal Exports of Defense Indutry Materials [5] KCTU 2006.09.29 157644
90 Summary Paper on the 'Roadmap' for the advancement of industrial relations [5] KCTU 2006.10.09 158249
89 Why We Are Here : Voice of the Korean People on the Korea-Us FTA [6] KCTU 2006.06.13 158624
88 Report of Trade Union Repression in South Korea [6] KCTU 2006.11.13 158778
87 Brief on Labor Rights in South Korea - Feb. 2009 update [8] KCTU 2009.03.05 159002
86 NGO Report : Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in South Korea update [7] KCTU 2009.02.16 159957
85 STATEMENT FROM WORKERS [6] KCTU 2006.10.24 161479
84 KCTU Flyer for the ILO Conference, June 2006 [5] KCTU 2006.08.05 161515
83 ICFTU/TUAC/GUFs Mission Report on the Labour Rights Situation in Korea [5] KCTU 2006.09.22 161619
82 KCTU Report : Understanding the Actual Situation of Labor Rights in South Korea, Feb. 2007 [5] KCTU 2007.02.22 161662
81 KCTU Monthly News : April Edition 2005 [5] KCTU 2005.04.13 161789
80 CLC-KCTU Joint Statement on Korea-Canada Free Trade Agreements update [6] KCTU 2007.12.14 161793
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