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
79 KCTU-MTU Presentation Paper for the Side Event on Rising Repression against the Migrant Workers [16] KCTU 2008.08.02 172510
78 National Human Rights Commission of Korea Release Statement Regarding Death of Ha Joong Keun [11] KCTU 2006.12.03 172515
77 KCTU Flyer for the ILO Conference, June 2006 [11] KCTU 2006.08.05 172543
76 Protest Letter to J.W. Howard, Australian Government, Nov 30 [11] KCTU 2006.11.30 172560
75 [Joint Statement] We denounce the political killings and suppression of workers in the Philippines! [13] KCTU 2007.08.10 172641
74 STATEMENT FROM WORKERS [11] KCTU 2006.10.24 172695
73 2007-June- ILO CFA Report on Korean Case(#1865) [14] KCTU 2007.06.27 172701
72 KCTU Monthly Newsletter - the First Edition of 2008 [14] KCTU 2008.03.04 172851
71 Protest Letter to Arroyo, Filipino Government on Nov 16 [12] KCTU 2006.11.30 172936
70 Report of Trade Union Repression in South Korea [11] KCTU 2006.11.13 173100
69 CLC-KCTU Joint Statement on Korea-Canada Free Trade Agreements [14] KCTU 2007.12.14 173249
68 KCTU Policy Paper on the KORUS FTA [36] KCTU 2006.08.02 173784
67 KCTU Monthly News : April Edition 2005 [13] KCTU 2005.04.13 173881
66 KCTU Monthly News : March Edition 2005 [13] KCTU 2005.03.10 174181
65 Why We Are Here : Voice of the Korean People on the Korea-Us FTA [14] KCTU 2006.06.13 174181
64 NGO Report : Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in South Korea [17] KCTU 2009.02.16 174441
63 KCTU Monthly News - July 2004 [12] KCTU 2004.08.13 174520
62 KCTU General Strike Newsletter #4 - December 1 [11] KCTU 2006.12.02 174692
61 KCTU Monthly News: August-September 2004 [14] KCTU 2004.12.22 174881
60 KCTU Monthly News: September-October 2004 [12] KCTU 2004.11.05 174892
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