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
» Trade Unions Proposal for Improvements of TULRAA KCTU 2013.02.14 85171
98 KCTU Representative's Speech at Founding Congress of ITUC KCTU 2006.11.09 86288
97 KCTU Monthly Newsletter - March, 2007 KCTU 2007.04.13 86699
96 KCTU Monthly Newsletter - April, 2007 KCTU 2007.05.09 86798
95 Documents of Workshop on the Current Developments Regarding Industrial Relations in South Korea KCTU 2007.05.09 87093
94 US Congress Letter on Labour Rights Situation in South Korea, March 2007 KCTU 2007.04.13 87410
93 KCTU Monthly Newsletter - June, 2007 KCTU 2007.07.09 88146
92 No FTA Newsletter : Official News of the Korean Alliance Against the Korea-U.S. FTA KCTU 2007.06.29 88168
91 KCTU Monthly Newsletter - July, 2007 KCTU 2007.08.10 88976
90 Joint Statement on Daewoo International's Suspicious Illegal Exports of Defense Indutry Materials KCTU 2006.09.29 89351
89 Why We Are Here : Voice of the Korean People on the Korea-Us FTA KCTU 2006.06.13 89723
88 Brief on Labor Rights in South Korea - Feb. 2009 KCTU 2009.03.05 89745
87 NGO Report : Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in South Korea KCTU 2009.02.16 89802
86 Summary Paper on the 'Roadmap' for the advancement of industrial relations KCTU 2006.10.09 89901
85 [Joint Statement] We denounce the political killings and suppression of workers in the Philippines! KCTU 2007.08.10 90173
84 KCTU-MTU Presentation Paper for the Side Event on Rising Repression against the Migrant Workers KCTU 2008.08.02 90197
83 Report of Trade Union Repression in South Korea KCTU 2006.11.13 90210
82 KCTU Report : Understanding the Actual Situation of Labor Rights in South Korea, Feb. 2007 KCTU 2007.02.22 90215
81 National Human Rights Commission of Korea Release Statement Regarding Death of Ha Joong Keun KCTU 2006.12.03 90220
80 KCTU Policy Paper on the KORUS FTA KCTU 2006.08.02 90235
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