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 93903
98 KCTU Monthly Newsletter - March, 2007 KCTU 2007.04.13 94581
97 KCTU Monthly Newsletter - April, 2007 KCTU 2007.05.09 94610
96 Documents of Workshop on the Current Developments Regarding Industrial Relations in South Korea KCTU 2007.05.09 94654
» Trade Unions Proposal for Improvements of TULRAA KCTU 2013.02.14 95206
94 US Congress Letter on Labour Rights Situation in South Korea, March 2007 KCTU 2007.04.13 95376
93 No FTA Newsletter : Official News of the Korean Alliance Against the Korea-U.S. FTA KCTU 2007.06.29 95896
92 KCTU Monthly Newsletter - June, 2007 KCTU 2007.07.09 95983
91 KCTU Monthly Newsletter - July, 2007 KCTU 2007.08.10 96843
90 Why We Are Here : Voice of the Korean People on the Korea-Us FTA KCTU 2006.06.13 97705
89 Joint Statement on Daewoo International's Suspicious Illegal Exports of Defense Indutry Materials KCTU 2006.09.29 97821
88 Brief on Labor Rights in South Korea - Feb. 2009 KCTU 2009.03.05 98133
87 NGO Report : Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in South Korea KCTU 2009.02.16 98227
86 Summary Paper on the 'Roadmap' for the advancement of industrial relations KCTU 2006.10.09 98337
85 Report of Trade Union Repression in South Korea KCTU 2006.11.13 98608
84 Bro. Jo Jun-Ho's Speech at the 95th ILC, June 2006 KCTU 2006.06.13 98877
83 KCTU Monthly Newsletter - the Second Edition of 2008 KCTU 2008.04.14 98881
82 CLC-KCTU Joint Statement on Korea-Canada Free Trade Agreements KCTU 2007.12.14 98905
81 KCTU Policy Paper on the KORUS FTA KCTU 2006.08.02 98911
80 KCTU Monthly Newsletter - the First Edition of 2008 KCTU 2008.03.04 98915
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