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
39 No FTA Newsletter : Official News of the Korean Alliance Against the Korea-U.S. FTA [7] KCTU 2007.06.29 157828
38 KCTU Monthly Newsletter - June, 2007 [7] KCTU 2007.07.09 156927
37 KCTU Monthly Newsletter - July, 2007 [7] KCTU 2007.08.10 157753
36 [Joint Statement] We denounce the political killings and suppression of workers in the Philippines! [6] KCTU 2007.08.10 163891
35 KCTU International Conference for Migrant Workers Rights [7] KCTU 2007.11.01 162444
34 CLC-KCTU Joint Statement on Korea-Canada Free Trade Agreements [6] KCTU 2007.12.14 162197
33 KCTU Monthly Newsletter - the First Edition of 2008 [8] KCTU 2008.03.04 162307
32 KCTU Monthly Newsletter - the Second Edition of 2008 [26] KCTU 2008.04.14 165461
31 KCTU Presentation Paper in the April Joint Action Week against the EU FTAs [6] KCTU 2008.04.14 162498
» Dump Truck Drivers on Strike over Implementation of New Construction Equipment Legislation [9] KCTU 2008.07.15 162652
29 KCTU-MTU Presentation Paper for the Side Event on Rising Repression against the Migrant Workers [9] KCTU 2008.08.02 162479
28 Written Statement for Human Rights Council on Migrant Workers Rights in South Korea [7] KCTU 2008.08.02 162469
27 Petition to the National Human Rights Commission of Korea on Burma Shwe Gas Project [6] KCTU 2008.08.02 162750
26 KCTU Organizing Strategy of Migrant Workers in South Korea [8] KCTU 2008.11.12 162526
25 NGO Report : Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in South Korea [7] KCTU 2009.02.16 160495
24 Brief on Labor Rights in South Korea - Feb. 2009 [8] KCTU 2009.03.05 159565
23 Press Statement of Global Unions Mission to South Korea-Feb.2009 [8] KCTU 2009.03.05 165165
22 ILO CFA Conclusion and Recommendations on the case of MTU(Case No. 2620) [10] KCTU 2009.04.07 186676
21 KCTU Brief on Labour Rights Situation in South Korea [11] admin 2009.06.09 429712
20 KCTU Ploicy Paper on Discrimination against Women Workers [20] admin 2009.07.08 254520
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