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 ICFTU/TUAC/GUFs Mission Report on the Labour Rights Situation in Korea [11] KCTU 2006.09.22 169846
18 CLC-KCTU Joint Statement on Korea-Canada Free Trade Agreements [12] KCTU 2007.12.14 169841
17 KCTU Organizing Strategy of Migrant Workers in South Korea [17] KCTU 2008.11.12 169676
16 Report of Trade Union Repression in South Korea [11] KCTU 2006.11.13 169671
15 KCTU International Conference for Migrant Workers Rights [14] KCTU 2007.11.01 169641
14 KCTU Report : Understanding the Actual Situation of Labor Rights in South Korea, Feb. 2007 [10] KCTU 2007.02.22 169640
13 Petition to the National Human Rights Commission of Korea on Burma Shwe Gas Project [12] KCTU 2008.08.02 169454
12 Written Statement for Human Rights Council on Migrant Workers Rights in South Korea [13] KCTU 2008.08.02 169344
11 Brief on Labor Rights in South Korea - Feb. 2009 [16] KCTU 2009.03.05 169329
10 Summary Paper on the 'Roadmap' for the advancement of industrial relations [14] KCTU 2006.10.09 168486
9 Joint Statement on Daewoo International's Suspicious Illegal Exports of Defense Indutry Materials [11] KCTU 2006.09.29 167905
8 No FTA Newsletter : Official News of the Korean Alliance Against the Korea-U.S. FTA [13] KCTU 2007.06.29 167511
7 KCTU Monthly Newsletter - July, 2007 [12] KCTU 2007.08.10 167339
6 KCTU Monthly Newsletter - June, 2007 [12] KCTU 2007.07.09 166547
5 Documents of Workshop on the Current Developments Regarding Industrial Relations in South Korea [12] KCTU 2007.05.09 166374
4 US Congress Letter on Labour Rights Situation in South Korea, March 2007 [14] KCTU 2007.04.13 165254
3 KCTU Monthly Newsletter - April, 2007 [11] KCTU 2007.05.09 164489
2 KCTU Monthly Newsletter - March, 2007 [11] KCTU 2007.04.13 164453
1 KCTU Representative's Speech at Founding Congress of ITUC [12] KCTU 2006.11.09 163792
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