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 [2] KCTU 2006.11.09 130129
98 KCTU Monthly Newsletter - March, 2007 [3] KCTU 2007.04.13 130592
97 KCTU Monthly Newsletter - April, 2007 [3] KCTU 2007.05.09 131211
96 US Congress Letter on Labour Rights Situation in South Korea, March 2007 [2] KCTU 2007.04.13 131434
95 Documents of Workshop on the Current Developments Regarding Industrial Relations in South Korea [3] KCTU 2007.05.09 131835
94 KCTU Monthly Newsletter - June, 2007 [4] KCTU 2007.07.09 132737
93 No FTA Newsletter : Official News of the Korean Alliance Against the Korea-U.S. FTA [5] KCTU 2007.06.29 133587
92 KCTU Monthly Newsletter - July, 2007 [3] KCTU 2007.08.10 133634
91 Joint Statement on Daewoo International's Suspicious Illegal Exports of Defense Indutry Materials [2] KCTU 2006.09.29 134127
90 Why We Are Here : Voice of the Korean People on the Korea-Us FTA [3] KCTU 2006.06.13 134609
89 Summary Paper on the 'Roadmap' for the advancement of industrial relations [2] KCTU 2006.10.09 134889
88 Report of Trade Union Repression in South Korea [2] KCTU 2006.11.13 134959
87 Brief on Labor Rights in South Korea - Feb. 2009 [4] KCTU 2009.03.05 135502
86 NGO Report : Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in South Korea [4] KCTU 2009.02.16 135586
85 [Joint Statement] We denounce the political killings and suppression of workers in the Philippines! [4] KCTU 2007.08.10 136917
84 Protest Letter to Arroyo, Filipino Government on Nov 16 [3] KCTU 2006.11.30 136962
83 ICFTU/TUAC/GUFs Mission Report on the Labour Rights Situation in Korea [2] KCTU 2006.09.22 137010
82 KCTU Report : Understanding the Actual Situation of Labor Rights in South Korea, Feb. 2007 [2] KCTU 2007.02.22 137093
81 KCTU Presentation Paper in the April Joint Action Week against the EU FTAs [4] KCTU 2008.04.14 137097
80 KCTU Organizing Strategy of Migrant Workers in South Korea [4] KCTU 2008.11.12 137114
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