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 [7] KCTU 2006.11.09 156826
98 KCTU Monthly Newsletter - March, 2007 [6] KCTU 2007.04.13 157132
97 KCTU Monthly Newsletter - April, 2007 [6] KCTU 2007.05.09 157640
96 US Congress Letter on Labour Rights Situation in South Korea, March 2007 [7] KCTU 2007.04.13 158108
95 Documents of Workshop on the Current Developments Regarding Industrial Relations in South Korea [6] KCTU 2007.05.09 159051
94 KCTU Monthly Newsletter - June, 2007 [7] KCTU 2007.07.09 159771
93 KCTU Monthly Newsletter - July, 2007 [7] KCTU 2007.08.10 160631
92 No FTA Newsletter : Official News of the Korean Alliance Against the Korea-U.S. FTA [7] KCTU 2007.06.29 160704
91 Joint Statement on Daewoo International's Suspicious Illegal Exports of Defense Indutry Materials [6] KCTU 2006.09.29 161125
90 Summary Paper on the 'Roadmap' for the advancement of industrial relations [6] KCTU 2006.10.09 161673
89 Why We Are Here : Voice of the Korean People on the Korea-Us FTA [7] KCTU 2006.06.13 162381
88 Report of Trade Union Repression in South Korea [6] KCTU 2006.11.13 162381
87 Brief on Labor Rights in South Korea - Feb. 2009 [9] KCTU 2009.03.05 162401
86 NGO Report : Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in South Korea [8] KCTU 2009.02.16 163342
85 Written Statement for Human Rights Council on Migrant Workers Rights in South Korea [8] KCTU 2008.08.02 164793
84 Petition to the National Human Rights Commission of Korea on Burma Shwe Gas Project [7] KCTU 2008.08.02 164848
83 KCTU Organizing Strategy of Migrant Workers in South Korea [9] KCTU 2008.11.12 164880
82 KCTU International Conference for Migrant Workers Rights [7] KCTU 2007.11.01 164909
81 KCTU-MTU Presentation Paper for the Side Event on Rising Repression against the Migrant Workers [9] KCTU 2008.08.02 164942
80 KCTU Monthly News : March Edition 2005 [5] KCTU 2005.03.10 164959
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