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 [Joint Statement] We denounce the political killings and suppression of workers in the Philippines! [6] KCTU 2007.08.10 166041
38 KCTU Monthly News: September-October 2004 [6] KCTU 2004.11.05 166008
37 Protest Letter to J.W. Howard, Australian Government, Nov 30 [6] KCTU 2006.11.30 165836
36 KCTU Monthly News : August Edition, 2005 [12] KCTU 2005.09.05 165831
35 2007-June- ILO CFA Report on Korean Case(#1865) [7] KCTU 2007.06.27 165743
34 KCTU Policy Paper on the KORUS FTA [10] KCTU 2006.08.02 165674
33 ICFTU/TUAC/GUFs Mission Report on the Labour Rights Situation in Korea [6] KCTU 2006.09.22 165598
32 STATEMENT FROM WORKERS [6] KCTU 2006.10.24 165464
31 KCTU Report to the UN Human Rights Committee [6] KCTU 2006.10.23 165396
30 KCTU Monthly News - July 2004 [5] KCTU 2004.08.13 165385
29 National Human Rights Commission of Korea Release Statement Regarding Death of Ha Joong Keun [6] KCTU 2006.12.03 165363
» Dump Truck Drivers on Strike over Implementation of New Construction Equipment Legislation [10] KCTU 2008.07.15 165360
27 KCTU General Strike Newsletter #4 - December 1 [6] KCTU 2006.12.02 165336
26 KCTU Report : Understanding the Actual Situation of Labor Rights in South Korea, Feb. 2007 [5] KCTU 2007.02.22 165317
25 KCTU Monthly News : April Edition 2005 [5] KCTU 2005.04.13 165316
24 KCTU Monthly Newsletter - the First Edition of 2008 [8] KCTU 2008.03.04 165288
23 CLC-KCTU Joint Statement on Korea-Canada Free Trade Agreements [7] KCTU 2007.12.14 165229
22 KCTU Flyer for the ILO Conference, June 2006 [6] KCTU 2006.08.05 165174
21 KCTU Monthly News : March Edition 2005 [5] KCTU 2005.03.10 165139
20 KCTU-MTU Presentation Paper for the Side Event on Rising Repression against the Migrant Workers [9] KCTU 2008.08.02 165122
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