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 [7] KCTU 2007.06.29 157316
38 KCTU Monthly Newsletter - June, 2007 [7] KCTU 2007.07.09 156415
37 KCTU Monthly Newsletter - July, 2007 [7] KCTU 2007.08.10 157240
36 [Joint Statement] We denounce the political killings and suppression of workers in the Philippines! [6] KCTU 2007.08.10 163520
35 KCTU International Conference for Migrant Workers Rights [7] KCTU 2007.11.01 161985
34 CLC-KCTU Joint Statement on Korea-Canada Free Trade Agreements [6] KCTU 2007.12.14 161806
33 KCTU Monthly Newsletter - the First Edition of 2008 [8] KCTU 2008.03.04 161852
32 KCTU Monthly Newsletter - the Second Edition of 2008 [26] KCTU 2008.04.14 164736
31 KCTU Presentation Paper in the April Joint Action Week against the EU FTAs [6] KCTU 2008.04.14 162026
» Dump Truck Drivers on Strike over Implementation of New Construction Equipment Legislation [9] KCTU 2008.07.15 162150
29 KCTU-MTU Presentation Paper for the Side Event on Rising Repression against the Migrant Workers [9] KCTU 2008.08.02 161982
28 Written Statement for Human Rights Council on Migrant Workers Rights in South Korea [7] KCTU 2008.08.02 161908
27 Petition to the National Human Rights Commission of Korea on Burma Shwe Gas Project [6] KCTU 2008.08.02 162368
26 KCTU Organizing Strategy of Migrant Workers in South Korea [8] KCTU 2008.11.12 162030
25 NGO Report : Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in South Korea [7] KCTU 2009.02.16 159975
24 Brief on Labor Rights in South Korea - Feb. 2009 [8] KCTU 2009.03.05 159023
23 Press Statement of Global Unions Mission to South Korea-Feb.2009 [8] KCTU 2009.03.05 164836
22 ILO CFA Conclusion and Recommendations on the case of MTU(Case No. 2620) [10] KCTU 2009.04.07 186302
21 KCTU Brief on Labour Rights Situation in South Korea [11] admin 2009.06.09 429222
20 KCTU Ploicy Paper on Discrimination against Women Workers update [19] admin 2009.07.08 253730
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