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 [4] KCTU 2006.11.09 147505
98 KCTU Monthly Newsletter - March, 2007 [4] KCTU 2007.04.13 147671
97 KCTU Monthly Newsletter - April, 2007 [4] KCTU 2007.05.09 148203
96 US Congress Letter on Labour Rights Situation in South Korea, March 2007 [4] KCTU 2007.04.13 148565
95 Documents of Workshop on the Current Developments Regarding Industrial Relations in South Korea [5] KCTU 2007.05.09 149595
94 KCTU Monthly Newsletter - June, 2007 [6] KCTU 2007.07.09 150317
93 KCTU Monthly Newsletter - July, 2007 [6] KCTU 2007.08.10 151104
92 No FTA Newsletter : Official News of the Korean Alliance Against the Korea-U.S. FTA [5] KCTU 2007.06.29 151203
91 Joint Statement on Daewoo International's Suspicious Illegal Exports of Defense Indutry Materials [3] KCTU 2006.09.29 151673
90 Summary Paper on the 'Roadmap' for the advancement of industrial relations [2] KCTU 2006.10.09 152292
89 Why We Are Here : Voice of the Korean People on the Korea-Us FTA [3] KCTU 2006.06.13 152478
88 Report of Trade Union Repression in South Korea [3] KCTU 2006.11.13 152636
87 Brief on Labor Rights in South Korea - Feb. 2009 [5] KCTU 2009.03.05 153030
86 NGO Report : Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in South Korea [5] KCTU 2009.02.16 153821
85 CLC-KCTU Joint Statement on Korea-Canada Free Trade Agreements [5] KCTU 2007.12.14 154696
84 KCTU Presentation Paper in the April Joint Action Week against the EU FTAs [5] KCTU 2008.04.14 154904
83 KCTU Report to the UN Human Rights Committee [4] KCTU 2006.10.23 154924
82 KCTU Monthly Newsletter - the First Edition of 2008 [5] KCTU 2008.03.04 154951
81 KCTU International Conference for Migrant Workers Rights [7] KCTU 2007.11.01 154974
80 KCTU Flyer for the ILO Conference, June 2006 [2] KCTU 2006.08.05 154996
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