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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79 KCTU Brief on Labour Rights Situation in South Korea update [12] admin 2009.06.09 429796
78 ILO CFA Conclusion and Recommendations on the case of MTU(Case No. 2620) update [11] KCTU 2009.04.07 186753
77 Press Statement of Global Unions Mission to South Korea-Feb.2009 update [9] KCTU 2009.03.05 165236
76 Brief on Labor Rights in South Korea - Feb. 2009 update [9] KCTU 2009.03.05 159667
75 NGO Report : Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in South Korea update [8] KCTU 2009.02.16 160609
74 KCTU Organizing Strategy of Migrant Workers in South Korea update [9] KCTU 2008.11.12 162618
73 Petition to the National Human Rights Commission of Korea on Burma Shwe Gas Project update [7] KCTU 2008.08.02 162811
72 Written Statement for Human Rights Council on Migrant Workers Rights in South Korea update [8] KCTU 2008.08.02 162551
71 KCTU-MTU Presentation Paper for the Side Event on Rising Repression against the Migrant Workers [9] KCTU 2008.08.02 162575
» Dump Truck Drivers on Strike over Implementation of New Construction Equipment Legislation [9] KCTU 2008.07.15 162729
69 KCTU Presentation Paper in the April Joint Action Week against the EU FTAs [6] KCTU 2008.04.14 162570
68 KCTU Monthly Newsletter - the Second Edition of 2008 [26] KCTU 2008.04.14 165557
67 KCTU Monthly Newsletter - the First Edition of 2008 [8] KCTU 2008.03.04 162381
66 CLC-KCTU Joint Statement on Korea-Canada Free Trade Agreements [6] KCTU 2007.12.14 162264
65 KCTU International Conference for Migrant Workers Rights [7] KCTU 2007.11.01 162528
64 [Joint Statement] We denounce the political killings and suppression of workers in the Philippines! [6] KCTU 2007.08.10 163965
63 KCTU Monthly Newsletter - July, 2007 [7] KCTU 2007.08.10 157862
62 KCTU Monthly Newsletter - June, 2007 [7] KCTU 2007.07.09 157041
61 No FTA Newsletter : Official News of the Korean Alliance Against the Korea-U.S. FTA [7] KCTU 2007.06.29 157937
60 2007-June- ILO CFA Report on Korean Case(#1865) [6] KCTU 2007.06.27 163793
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