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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79 KCTU Monthly Newsletter - the First Edition of 2008 [8] KCTU 2008.03.04 162314
78 KCTU Policy Paper on the KORUS FTA [10] KCTU 2006.08.02 162384
77 KCTU International Conference for Migrant Workers Rights [7] KCTU 2007.11.01 162452
76 Written Statement for Human Rights Council on Migrant Workers Rights in South Korea [7] KCTU 2008.08.02 162474
75 KCTU-MTU Presentation Paper for the Side Event on Rising Repression against the Migrant Workers [9] KCTU 2008.08.02 162486
74 National Human Rights Commission of Korea Release Statement Regarding Death of Ha Joong Keun [5] KCTU 2006.12.03 162493
73 KCTU Monthly News : April Edition 2005 [5] KCTU 2005.04.13 162498
72 KCTU Monthly News - July 2004 [5] KCTU 2004.08.13 162502
71 KCTU Presentation Paper in the April Joint Action Week against the EU FTAs [6] KCTU 2008.04.14 162504
70 KCTU Organizing Strategy of Migrant Workers in South Korea [8] KCTU 2008.11.12 162533
» Dump Truck Drivers on Strike over Implementation of New Construction Equipment Legislation [9] KCTU 2008.07.15 162659
68 KCTU Monthly News : March Edition 2005 [5] KCTU 2005.03.10 162736
67 Petition to the National Human Rights Commission of Korea on Burma Shwe Gas Project [6] KCTU 2008.08.02 162753
66 KCTU General Strike Newsletter #4 - December 1 update [6] KCTU 2006.12.02 162954
65 KCTU Monthly News : August Edition, 2005 [12] KCTU 2005.09.05 163061
64 KCTU Monthly News: August-September 2004 [6] KCTU 2004.12.22 163224
63 Protest Letter to J.W. Howard, Australian Government, Nov 30 [6] KCTU 2006.11.30 163287
62 KCTU Monthly News - April 2004 [4] KCTU 2004.04.24 163330
61 KCTU Monthly News: September-October 2004 [6] KCTU 2004.11.05 163336
60 Recent Situation of Labour Laws and industrial relations in Korea 2005 [6] KCTU 2005.02.17 163427
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