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
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No. Subject Name Regdate Hits
79 KCTU Monthly Newsletter - the First Edition of 2008 [7] KCTU 2008.03.04 161705
78 Written Statement for Human Rights Council on Migrant Workers Rights in South Korea [5] KCTU 2008.08.02 161714
77 KCTU Report to the UN Human Rights Committee [6] KCTU 2006.10.23 161787
76 KCTU-MTU Presentation Paper for the Side Event on Rising Repression against the Migrant Workers [9] KCTU 2008.08.02 161808
75 KCTU International Conference for Migrant Workers Rights [7] KCTU 2007.11.01 161828
74 KCTU Monthly News - July 2004 [5] KCTU 2004.08.13 161843
73 KCTU Presentation Paper in the April Joint Action Week against the EU FTAs [6] KCTU 2008.04.14 161848
72 KCTU Organizing Strategy of Migrant Workers in South Korea [8] KCTU 2008.11.12 161852
71 KCTU Policy Paper on the KORUS FTA [10] KCTU 2006.08.02 161866
70 National Human Rights Commission of Korea Release Statement Regarding Death of Ha Joong Keun [5] KCTU 2006.12.03 161869
» Dump Truck Drivers on Strike over Implementation of New Construction Equipment Legislation [9] KCTU 2008.07.15 162000
68 KCTU Monthly News : March Edition 2005 [5] KCTU 2005.03.10 162109
67 Petition to the National Human Rights Commission of Korea on Burma Shwe Gas Project [6] KCTU 2008.08.02 162220
66 KCTU General Strike Newsletter #4 - December 1 [5] KCTU 2006.12.02 162256
65 KCTU Monthly News : August Edition, 2005 [12] KCTU 2005.09.05 162450
64 KCTU Monthly News: August-September 2004 [6] KCTU 2004.12.22 162528
63 Recent Situation of Labour Laws and industrial relations in Korea 2005 [6] KCTU 2005.02.17 162646
62 KCTU Monthly News - April 2004 [4] KCTU 2004.04.24 162692
61 KCTU Monthly News: September-October 2004 [6] KCTU 2004.11.05 162701
60 Protest Letter to J.W. Howard, Australian Government, Nov 30 [6] KCTU 2006.11.30 162717
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