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 [12] KCTU 2006.11.09 166448
98 KCTU Monthly Newsletter - April, 2007 [12] KCTU 2007.05.09 167336
97 KCTU Monthly Newsletter - March, 2007 [12] KCTU 2007.04.13 167514
96 US Congress Letter on Labour Rights Situation in South Korea, March 2007 [17] KCTU 2007.04.13 168172
95 KCTU Monthly Newsletter - June, 2007 [13] KCTU 2007.07.09 169260
94 Documents of Workshop on the Current Developments Regarding Industrial Relations in South Korea [13] KCTU 2007.05.09 169531
93 KCTU Monthly Newsletter - July, 2007 [13] KCTU 2007.08.10 170003
92 No FTA Newsletter : Official News of the Korean Alliance Against the Korea-U.S. FTA [13] KCTU 2007.06.29 170250
91 Joint Statement on Daewoo International's Suspicious Illegal Exports of Defense Indutry Materials [11] KCTU 2006.09.29 170677
90 Summary Paper on the 'Roadmap' for the advancement of industrial relations [14] KCTU 2006.10.09 171192
89 Petition to the National Human Rights Commission of Korea on Burma Shwe Gas Project [12] KCTU 2008.08.02 171570
88 Written Statement for Human Rights Council on Migrant Workers Rights in South Korea [15] KCTU 2008.08.02 171674
87 KCTU International Conference for Migrant Workers Rights [15] KCTU 2007.11.01 171698
86 KCTU Report : Understanding the Actual Situation of Labor Rights in South Korea, Feb. 2007 [10] KCTU 2007.02.22 171811
85 KCTU Organizing Strategy of Migrant Workers in South Korea [17] KCTU 2008.11.12 171871
84 Brief on Labor Rights in South Korea - Feb. 2009 [20] KCTU 2009.03.05 172148
83 ICFTU/TUAC/GUFs Mission Report on the Labour Rights Situation in Korea [11] KCTU 2006.09.22 172187
82 Dump Truck Drivers on Strike over Implementation of New Construction Equipment Legislation [15] KCTU 2008.07.15 172221
81 KCTU Report to the UN Human Rights Committee [11] KCTU 2006.10.23 172224
80 KCTU Presentation Paper in the April Joint Action Week against the EU FTAs [12] KCTU 2008.04.14 172224
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