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 140319
98 KCTU Monthly Newsletter - March, 2007 [3] KCTU 2007.04.13 140360
97 KCTU Monthly Newsletter - April, 2007 [4] KCTU 2007.05.09 140934
96 US Congress Letter on Labour Rights Situation in South Korea, March 2007 [3] KCTU 2007.04.13 141207
95 Documents of Workshop on the Current Developments Regarding Industrial Relations in South Korea [3] KCTU 2007.05.09 142363
94 KCTU Monthly Newsletter - June, 2007 [4] KCTU 2007.07.09 143053
93 KCTU Monthly Newsletter - July, 2007 [4] KCTU 2007.08.10 143868
92 Joint Statement on Daewoo International's Suspicious Illegal Exports of Defense Indutry Materials [3] KCTU 2006.09.29 144370
91 No FTA Newsletter : Official News of the Korean Alliance Against the Korea-U.S. FTA [5] KCTU 2007.06.29 144587
90 Report of Trade Union Repression in South Korea [3] KCTU 2006.11.13 144764
89 Summary Paper on the 'Roadmap' for the advancement of industrial relations [2] KCTU 2006.10.09 145037
88 Why We Are Here : Voice of the Korean People on the Korea-Us FTA [4] KCTU 2006.06.13 145580
87 Brief on Labor Rights in South Korea - Feb. 2009 [4] KCTU 2009.03.05 145743
86 NGO Report : Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in South Korea [4] KCTU 2009.02.16 146444
85 STATEMENT FROM WORKERS [3] KCTU 2006.10.24 147079
84 CLC-KCTU Joint Statement on Korea-Canada Free Trade Agreements [3] KCTU 2007.12.14 147544
83 KCTU Presentation Paper in the April Joint Action Week against the EU FTAs [4] KCTU 2008.04.14 147551
82 KCTU Report to the UN Human Rights Committee [4] KCTU 2006.10.23 147553
81 Protest Letter to Arroyo, Filipino Government on Nov 16 [3] KCTU 2006.11.30 147574
80 KCTU Monthly Newsletter - the Second Edition of 2008 [22] KCTU 2008.04.14 147579
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