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Tripartism not working in South Korea, despite government claims
20/9/2006

Brussels, 20 September 2006 (ICFTU OnLine): Although the South Korean authorities claim that the situation in the country is acceptable, the government is far from implementing the recommendations of the ILO Committee on Freedom of Association according to a recent union mission to the country. The ICFTU, the Trade Union Advisory Committee – TUAC - and a delegation of the Global Unions Federations -GUFs - recently conducted a fact finding mission prior to the 14th ILO Asian Regional Meeting in Busan.

The labour situation in Korea is a matter of grave concern. Serious violations of workers and trade union rights are taking place, union busting is the rule and workers involved in peaceful rallies and demonstrations have often been victims of violence, twice with fatal consequences in the last year. Currently, more than one hundred workers are in prison simply for trying to exercise their fundamental rights.

The ICFTU/TUAC/GUFs mission called on the authorities for an immediate release of the trade unionists detained. It strongly condemned the violation of public servants
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99 KCTU Representative's Speech at Founding Congress of ITUC [5] KCTU 2006.11.09 153391
98 KCTU Monthly Newsletter - March, 2007 [6] KCTU 2007.04.13 153574
97 KCTU Monthly Newsletter - April, 2007 [6] KCTU 2007.05.09 154241
96 US Congress Letter on Labour Rights Situation in South Korea, March 2007 [6] KCTU 2007.04.13 154630
95 Documents of Workshop on the Current Developments Regarding Industrial Relations in South Korea [6] KCTU 2007.05.09 155664
94 KCTU Monthly Newsletter - June, 2007 [7] KCTU 2007.07.09 156415
93 KCTU Monthly Newsletter - July, 2007 [7] KCTU 2007.08.10 157240
92 No FTA Newsletter : Official News of the Korean Alliance Against the Korea-U.S. FTA [7] KCTU 2007.06.29 157318
91 Joint Statement on Daewoo International's Suspicious Illegal Exports of Defense Indutry Materials [5] KCTU 2006.09.29 157664
90 Summary Paper on the 'Roadmap' for the advancement of industrial relations [5] KCTU 2006.10.09 158285
89 Why We Are Here : Voice of the Korean People on the Korea-Us FTA [6] KCTU 2006.06.13 158649
88 Report of Trade Union Repression in South Korea [6] KCTU 2006.11.13 158801
87 Brief on Labor Rights in South Korea - Feb. 2009 [8] KCTU 2009.03.05 159023
86 NGO Report : Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in South Korea [7] KCTU 2009.02.16 159975
85 STATEMENT FROM WORKERS [6] KCTU 2006.10.24 161518
84 KCTU Flyer for the ILO Conference, June 2006 [5] KCTU 2006.08.05 161543
» ICFTU/TUAC/GUFs Mission Report on the Labour Rights Situation in Korea [5] KCTU 2006.09.22 161645
82 KCTU Report : Understanding the Actual Situation of Labor Rights in South Korea, Feb. 2007 [5] KCTU 2007.02.22 161681
81 CLC-KCTU Joint Statement on Korea-Canada Free Trade Agreements [6] KCTU 2007.12.14 161806
80 KCTU Monthly News : April Edition 2005 [5] KCTU 2005.04.13 161821
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