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 [ARTUSC] NEOLIBERALISME AND LABOUR IMPOVERISHMENT [16] KCTU 2004.03.17 168678
38 KCTU Monthly News: September-October 2004 [12] KCTU 2004.11.05 168645
37 KCTU General Strike Newsletter #4 - December 1 [11] KCTU 2006.12.02 168633
36 KCTU Monthly News : August Edition, 2005 [20] KCTU 2005.09.05 168399
35 [Joint Statement] We denounce the political killings and suppression of workers in the Philippines! [11] KCTU 2007.08.10 168337
34 KCTU Monthly Newsletter - the First Edition of 2008 [13] KCTU 2008.03.04 168228
33 KCTU Monthly News - July 2004 [11] KCTU 2004.08.13 168208
32 2007-June- ILO CFA Report on Korean Case(#1865) [12] KCTU 2007.06.27 168205
31 KCTU-MTU Presentation Paper for the Side Event on Rising Repression against the Migrant Workers [14] KCTU 2008.08.02 168082
30 National Human Rights Commission of Korea Release Statement Regarding Death of Ha Joong Keun [11] KCTU 2006.12.03 167948
29 KCTU Report to the UN Human Rights Committee [11] KCTU 2006.10.23 167935
28 NGO Report : Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in South Korea [14] KCTU 2009.02.16 167908
27 STATEMENT FROM WORKERS [11] KCTU 2006.10.24 167884
26 Protest Letter to J.W. Howard, Australian Government, Nov 30 [11] KCTU 2006.11.30 167851
25 KCTU Presentation Paper in the April Joint Action Week against the EU FTAs [11] KCTU 2008.04.14 167833
24 KCTU Monthly News : March Edition 2005 [13] KCTU 2005.03.10 167820
23 ICFTU/TUAC/GUFs Mission Report on the Labour Rights Situation in Korea [11] KCTU 2006.09.22 167803
22 KCTU Flyer for the ILO Conference, June 2006 [11] KCTU 2006.08.05 167770
21 KCTU Monthly News : April Edition 2005 [12] KCTU 2005.04.13 167747
20 CLC-KCTU Joint Statement on Korea-Canada Free Trade Agreements [12] KCTU 2007.12.14 167742
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