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 [Joint Statement] We denounce the political killings and suppression of workers in the Philippines! [6] KCTU 2007.08.10 166160
38 KCTU Monthly News: September-October 2004 [6] KCTU 2004.11.05 166145
37 KCTU Monthly News : August Edition, 2005 [12] KCTU 2005.09.05 165972
36 Protest Letter to J.W. Howard, Australian Government, Nov 30 [6] KCTU 2006.11.30 165955
35 2007-June- ILO CFA Report on Korean Case(#1865) [7] KCTU 2007.06.27 165889
34 KCTU Policy Paper on the KORUS FTA [10] KCTU 2006.08.02 165795
33 ICFTU/TUAC/GUFs Mission Report on the Labour Rights Situation in Korea [6] KCTU 2006.09.22 165715
32 STATEMENT FROM WORKERS [6] KCTU 2006.10.24 165582
31 National Human Rights Commission of Korea Release Statement Regarding Death of Ha Joong Keun [6] KCTU 2006.12.03 165539
30 KCTU Report to the UN Human Rights Committee [6] KCTU 2006.10.23 165536
29 KCTU Monthly News - July 2004 [5] KCTU 2004.08.13 165536
28 KCTU Monthly News : April Edition 2005 [5] KCTU 2005.04.13 165468
» Dump Truck Drivers on Strike over Implementation of New Construction Equipment Legislation [10] KCTU 2008.07.15 165461
26 KCTU Report : Understanding the Actual Situation of Labor Rights in South Korea, Feb. 2007 [5] KCTU 2007.02.22 165434
25 KCTU General Strike Newsletter #4 - December 1 [6] KCTU 2006.12.02 165433
24 CLC-KCTU Joint Statement on Korea-Canada Free Trade Agreements [7] KCTU 2007.12.14 165406
23 KCTU Monthly Newsletter - the First Edition of 2008 [8] KCTU 2008.03.04 165398
22 KCTU Flyer for the ILO Conference, June 2006 [6] KCTU 2006.08.05 165294
21 KCTU Monthly News : March Edition 2005 [5] KCTU 2005.03.10 165289
20 KCTU-MTU Presentation Paper for the Side Event on Rising Repression against the Migrant Workers [9] KCTU 2008.08.02 165253
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