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
Total 99
No. Subject Name Regdate Hits
39 2007-June- ILO CFA Report on Korean Case(#1865) [6] KCTU 2007.06.27 159994
38 [ARTUSC] NEOLIBERALISME AND LABOUR IMPOVERISHMENT [5] KCTU 2004.03.17 159948
37 KCTU Monthly News : August Edition, 2005 [12] KCTU 2005.09.05 159926
36 Recent Situation of Labour Laws and industrial relations in Korea 2005 [6] KCTU 2005.02.17 159925
35 KCTU Monthly News - July 2004 [4] KCTU 2004.08.13 159802
34 KCTU Monthly News: September-October 2004 [6] KCTU 2004.11.05 159683
» Dump Truck Drivers on Strike over Implementation of New Construction Equipment Legislation [7] KCTU 2008.07.15 159445
32 KCTU Monthly News : March Edition 2005 [5] KCTU 2005.03.10 159441
31 Petition to the National Human Rights Commission of Korea on Burma Shwe Gas Project [6] KCTU 2008.08.02 159369
30 KCTU Policy Paper on the KORUS FTA [10] KCTU 2006.08.02 159319
29 KCTU Report to the UN Human Rights Committee [5] KCTU 2006.10.23 159283
28 KCTU General Strike Newsletter #4 - December 1 [5] KCTU 2006.12.02 159271
27 National Human Rights Commission of Korea Release Statement Regarding Death of Ha Joong Keun [5] KCTU 2006.12.03 159054
26 KCTU-MTU Presentation Paper for the Side Event on Rising Repression against the Migrant Workers [9] KCTU 2008.08.02 159048
25 KCTU Monthly Newsletter - the First Edition of 2008 [7] KCTU 2008.03.04 159014
24 CLC-KCTU Joint Statement on Korea-Canada Free Trade Agreements [5] KCTU 2007.12.14 158973
23 KCTU Organizing Strategy of Migrant Workers in South Korea [8] KCTU 2008.11.12 158920
22 KCTU Presentation Paper in the April Joint Action Week against the EU FTAs [5] KCTU 2008.04.14 158886
21 ICFTU/TUAC/GUFs Mission Report on the Labour Rights Situation in Korea [4] KCTU 2006.09.22 158836
20 KCTU Monthly News : April Edition 2005 [5] KCTU 2005.04.13 158781
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