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
19 KCTU Flyer for the ILO Conference, June 2006 [11] KCTU 2006.08.05 169800
18 ICFTU/TUAC/GUFs Mission Report on the Labour Rights Situation in Korea [11] KCTU 2006.09.22 169799
17 KCTU Organizing Strategy of Migrant Workers in South Korea [17] KCTU 2008.11.12 169651
16 KCTU International Conference for Migrant Workers Rights [14] KCTU 2007.11.01 169615
15 Report of Trade Union Repression in South Korea [11] KCTU 2006.11.13 169614
14 KCTU Report : Understanding the Actual Situation of Labor Rights in South Korea, Feb. 2007 [10] KCTU 2007.02.22 169594
13 Petition to the National Human Rights Commission of Korea on Burma Shwe Gas Project [12] KCTU 2008.08.02 169427
12 Written Statement for Human Rights Council on Migrant Workers Rights in South Korea [13] KCTU 2008.08.02 169307
11 Brief on Labor Rights in South Korea - Feb. 2009 [16] KCTU 2009.03.05 169279
10 Summary Paper on the 'Roadmap' for the advancement of industrial relations [14] KCTU 2006.10.09 168419
9 Joint Statement on Daewoo International's Suspicious Illegal Exports of Defense Indutry Materials [11] KCTU 2006.09.29 167842
8 No FTA Newsletter : Official News of the Korean Alliance Against the Korea-U.S. FTA [13] KCTU 2007.06.29 167470
7 KCTU Monthly Newsletter - July, 2007 [12] KCTU 2007.08.10 167297
6 KCTU Monthly Newsletter - June, 2007 [12] KCTU 2007.07.09 166506
5 Documents of Workshop on the Current Developments Regarding Industrial Relations in South Korea [12] KCTU 2007.05.09 166316
4 US Congress Letter on Labour Rights Situation in South Korea, March 2007 [14] KCTU 2007.04.13 165195
3 KCTU Monthly Newsletter - April, 2007 [11] KCTU 2007.05.09 164430
2 KCTU Monthly Newsletter - March, 2007 [11] KCTU 2007.04.13 164402
1 KCTU Representative's Speech at Founding Congress of ITUC [12] KCTU 2006.11.09 163740
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