Dump Truck Drivers on Strike over Implementation of New Construction Equipment Legislation to Ensure:

1.        8 Hour Work Day
2.        Transfer Fuel Cost from Workers to Construction Companies
3.        Payment for Work Completed within 16 Days.


On June 16, 2008 18,000 Dump Truck Drivers affiliated to the Korean Construction Workers Union of the Korean Federation of Construction Industry Trade Unions (KFCITU) went on strike calling on construction transportation companies to implement the guidelines related to the legislation on construction equipment.  The bill was passed last July and the guidelines were introduced by the South Korean government in consultations with trade unions.  

Dump Truck drivers as well as Remicon (ready-mixed cement) drivers, Bulldozer drivers, and other construction transportation workers are what one considers to be
Total 99
No. Subject Name Regdate Hits
79 KCTU Organizing Strategy of Migrant Workers in South Korea [16] KCTU 2008.11.12 166825
» Dump Truck Drivers on Strike over Implementation of New Construction Equipment Legislation [14] KCTU 2008.07.15 166835
77 KCTU Monthly News : March Edition 2005 [11] KCTU 2005.03.10 166876
76 KCTU-MTU Presentation Paper for the Side Event on Rising Repression against the Migrant Workers [13] KCTU 2008.08.02 166892
75 KCTU Flyer for the ILO Conference, June 2006 [10] KCTU 2006.08.05 166895
74 KCTU Monthly News - July 2004 [10] KCTU 2004.08.13 166917
73 KCTU Report : Understanding the Actual Situation of Labor Rights in South Korea, Feb. 2007 [9] KCTU 2007.02.22 166946
72 KCTU Report to the UN Human Rights Committee [10] KCTU 2006.10.23 167060
71 ICFTU/TUAC/GUFs Mission Report on the Labour Rights Situation in Korea [10] KCTU 2006.09.22 167098
70 STATEMENT FROM WORKERS [10] KCTU 2006.10.24 167133
69 KCTU Monthly Newsletter - the First Edition of 2008 [12] KCTU 2008.03.04 167162
68 National Human Rights Commission of Korea Release Statement Regarding Death of Ha Joong Keun [10] KCTU 2006.12.03 167199
67 KCTU Policy Paper on the KORUS FTA [10] KCTU 2006.08.02 167252
66 Protest Letter to J.W. Howard, Australian Government, Nov 30 [10] KCTU 2006.11.30 167263
65 KCTU Monthly News : August Edition, 2005 [17] KCTU 2005.09.05 167362
64 KCTU General Strike Newsletter #4 - December 1 [10] KCTU 2006.12.02 167421
63 2007-June- ILO CFA Report on Korean Case(#1865) [11] KCTU 2007.06.27 167436
62 [Joint Statement] We denounce the political killings and suppression of workers in the Philippines! [10] KCTU 2007.08.10 167547
61 KCTU Monthly News: September-October 2004 [11] KCTU 2004.11.05 167618
60 Recent Situation of Labour Laws and industrial relations in Korea 2005 [11] KCTU 2005.02.17 167861
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