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
79 KCTU General Strike Newsletter #4 - December 1 [6] KCTU 2006.12.02 164742
78 CLC-KCTU Joint Statement on Korea-Canada Free Trade Agreements [7] KCTU 2007.12.14 164772
77 KCTU Presentation Paper in the April Joint Action Week against the EU FTAs [6] KCTU 2008.04.14 164782
76 KCTU Monthly News : March Edition 2005 [5] KCTU 2005.03.10 164788
75 KCTU Flyer for the ILO Conference, June 2006 [6] KCTU 2006.08.05 164817
» Dump Truck Drivers on Strike over Implementation of New Construction Equipment Legislation [10] KCTU 2008.07.15 164940
73 KCTU Monthly News : April Edition 2005 [5] KCTU 2005.04.13 164946
72 KCTU Report to the UN Human Rights Committee [6] KCTU 2006.10.23 164954
71 KCTU Report : Understanding the Actual Situation of Labor Rights in South Korea, Feb. 2007 [5] KCTU 2007.02.22 164956
70 KCTU Monthly Newsletter - the First Edition of 2008 [8] KCTU 2008.03.04 164961
69 ICFTU/TUAC/GUFs Mission Report on the Labour Rights Situation in Korea [5] KCTU 2006.09.22 164996
68 KCTU Monthly News - July 2004 [5] KCTU 2004.08.13 165022
67 STATEMENT FROM WORKERS [6] KCTU 2006.10.24 165097
66 KCTU Policy Paper on the KORUS FTA [10] KCTU 2006.08.02 165217
65 KCTU Monthly News : August Edition, 2005 [12] KCTU 2005.09.05 165396
64 2007-June- ILO CFA Report on Korean Case(#1865) [7] KCTU 2007.06.27 165405
63 Protest Letter to J.W. Howard, Australian Government, Nov 30 [6] KCTU 2006.11.30 165485
62 KCTU Monthly News: September-October 2004 [6] KCTU 2004.11.05 165636
61 [Joint Statement] We denounce the political killings and suppression of workers in the Philippines! [6] KCTU 2007.08.10 165666
60 KCTU Monthly News: November-December 2004 [7] KCTU 2005.01.04 165778
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