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 Int'l Symposium] CGIL Responses to Economic Crisis [10] admin 2009.07.09 625362
98 KCTU Flyer for ILC and OECD Forums 2009 [12] admin 2009.07.09 461707
97 [KCTU Int'l Symposium] CUT Responses to Economic Crisis [15] admin 2009.07.09 443144
96 KCTU Brief on Labour Rights Situation in South Korea [12] admin 2009.06.09 431701
95 [ARTUSC] Globalisation and Militarisation [11] KCTU 2004.03.17 321042
94 [KCTU Int'l Symposium] COSATU Responses to Economic Crisis [33] admin 2009.07.09 257729
93 KCTU Ploicy Paper on Discrimination against Women Workers [24] admin 2009.07.08 257503
92 KCTU Monthly News - June update [688] KCTU 2004.07.20 257147
91 [KCTU Int'l Symposium] Australia's Responses to Economic Crisis [10] admin 2009.07.09 250676
90 [KCTU Int'l Symposium] KCTU Responses to Economic Crisis [16] admin 2009.07.09 250221
89 The Current Situation of Labor Rights in South Korea [14] KCTU 2009.11.03 246754
88 ILO CFA 355th Report [16] KCTU 2009.12.08 242365
87 Current Situation of labor issues in Korea [13] KCTU 2009.12.23 241717
86 [Issue Briefing]Criticism of the Revised Law relating to Union Pluralism and the Status of Full-time Union Officials [35] KCTU 2010.01.19 234313
85 International Seminar on the Status of Full-time Trade Union Officials and Global Standards [16] KCTU 2009.12.09 227543
84 Why We Oppose the KORUS FTA - KCTU Position Paper on KORUS FTA [23] KCTU 2011.02.08 225843
83 [KCTU Monthly Newsletter-2010 March] 2010 Directives of the Korean Confederation of Trade Unions [13] KCTU 2010.03.30 222119
82 Briefing document for TUAC to OECD/Fundamental Labour Rights in KOREA after Suspension of Special Monitoring Process [10] KCTU 2010.05.13 211700
81 [ARTUSC] The Case of TNCs in Korea [7] KCTU 2003.11.13 206855
80 [ARTUSC] The HKCTUs Strategy in Response to the Neoliberal Globalisation [24] KCTU 2003.11.13 204433
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