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 No FTA Newsletter : Official News of the Korean Alliance Against the Korea-U.S. FTA [13] KCTU 2007.06.29 170065
38 KCTU Monthly Newsletter - June, 2007 [13] KCTU 2007.07.09 169071
37 KCTU Monthly Newsletter - July, 2007 [12] KCTU 2007.08.10 169802
36 [Joint Statement] We denounce the political killings and suppression of workers in the Philippines! [12] KCTU 2007.08.10 172134
35 KCTU International Conference for Migrant Workers Rights [15] KCTU 2007.11.01 171503
34 CLC-KCTU Joint Statement on Korea-Canada Free Trade Agreements [13] KCTU 2007.12.14 172851
33 KCTU Monthly Newsletter - the First Edition of 2008 [14] KCTU 2008.03.04 172540
32 KCTU Monthly Newsletter - the Second Edition of 2008 [35] KCTU 2008.04.14 179295
31 KCTU Presentation Paper in the April Joint Action Week against the EU FTAs [12] KCTU 2008.04.14 172010
» Dump Truck Drivers on Strike over Implementation of New Construction Equipment Legislation [15] KCTU 2008.07.15 172013
29 KCTU-MTU Presentation Paper for the Side Event on Rising Repression against the Migrant Workers [15] KCTU 2008.08.02 172187
28 Written Statement for Human Rights Council on Migrant Workers Rights in South Korea [14] KCTU 2008.08.02 171476
27 Petition to the National Human Rights Commission of Korea on Burma Shwe Gas Project [12] KCTU 2008.08.02 171382
26 KCTU Organizing Strategy of Migrant Workers in South Korea [17] KCTU 2008.11.12 171668
25 NGO Report : Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in South Korea [16] KCTU 2009.02.16 174015
24 Brief on Labor Rights in South Korea - Feb. 2009 [18] KCTU 2009.03.05 171965
23 Press Statement of Global Unions Mission to South Korea-Feb.2009 [16] KCTU 2009.03.05 175421
22 ILO CFA Conclusion and Recommendations on the case of MTU(Case No. 2620) [21] KCTU 2009.04.07 193775
21 KCTU Brief on Labour Rights Situation in South Korea [20] admin 2009.06.09 439180
20 KCTU Ploicy Paper on Discrimination against Women Workers [26] admin 2009.07.08 271139
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