Trade Unions Proposal for Improvements of <Trade Union and Labour Relation Adjustment Act> (TULRAA)

 

Korean Confederation of Trade Unions (KCTU)

Federation of Korean Trade Unions (FKTU)

Nov. 2012

 

I. KCTU Position on the Direction of the Amendment of the Trade Union Act 


1. Summary of the Current State of Labor Relations in South Korea


2. Demands for the Amendment of the Trade Union Act

1) Right to Organise

 (1) Expanding recognition as workers and strengthening the responsibility for employers 

 (2) Association Rights of Teachers and Government Employees

 (3) Repeal the ban on wage payment by employers for full-time union officials

 (4) Improving procedures for the reporting of the trade union establishment


2) Right to Collective Bargaining

 

 (1) Institutionalization of industry-level collective bargaining

 (2) Free and voluntary bargaining for multiple unions at the same enterprise

 (3) Restriction on the unilateral cancellation of collective agreements


3) Right to Collective Action

 

 (1) Restriction on claiming damages against trade unions and expansion of the right to strike 

 (2) Abolition of the system to Maintain Essential Public Services

 (3) Restriction on aggressive lockouts


II. FKTU Proposal for the Amendment of the Trade Union and Labor Relations Adjustment Act

 

1. Purpose and background

2. Key Items


<Table> Comparison of Proposals for the Improvements of the Trade Union Act by KFTU and KCTU

 

Total 99
No. Subject Name Regdate Hits
99 KCTU Representative's Speech at Founding Congress of ITUC KCTU 2006.11.09 96907
98 KCTU Monthly Newsletter - April, 2007 KCTU 2007.05.09 97549
97 KCTU Monthly Newsletter - March, 2007 KCTU 2007.04.13 97574
96 Documents of Workshop on the Current Developments Regarding Industrial Relations in South Korea KCTU 2007.05.09 97867
95 US Congress Letter on Labour Rights Situation in South Korea, March 2007 KCTU 2007.04.13 98179
» Trade Unions Proposal for Improvements of TULRAA KCTU 2013.02.14 98336
93 KCTU Monthly Newsletter - June, 2007 KCTU 2007.07.09 99157
92 No FTA Newsletter : Official News of the Korean Alliance Against the Korea-U.S. FTA KCTU 2007.06.29 99732
91 KCTU Monthly Newsletter - July, 2007 KCTU 2007.08.10 100039
90 Joint Statement on Daewoo International's Suspicious Illegal Exports of Defense Indutry Materials KCTU 2006.09.29 100878
89 Why We Are Here : Voice of the Korean People on the Korea-Us FTA KCTU 2006.06.13 101053
88 Brief on Labor Rights in South Korea - Feb. 2009 KCTU 2009.03.05 101559
87 Summary Paper on the 'Roadmap' for the advancement of industrial relations KCTU 2006.10.09 101684
86 NGO Report : Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in South Korea KCTU 2009.02.16 101689
85 Report of Trade Union Repression in South Korea KCTU 2006.11.13 101690
84 KCTU Report to the UN Human Rights Committee KCTU 2006.10.23 102315
83 KCTU Monthly News : April Edition 2005 KCTU 2005.04.13 102324
82 KCTU Organizing Strategy of Migrant Workers in South Korea KCTU 2008.11.12 102342
81 [ARTUSC] NEOLIBERALISME AND LABOUR IMPOVERISHMENT KCTU 2004.03.17 102348
80 KCTU Monthly News: September-October 2004 KCTU 2004.11.05 102349
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