Dump Truck Drivers on Strike over Implementation of New Construction Equipment Legislation to Ensure:

1.        8 Hour Work Day
2.        Transfer Fuel Cost from Workers to Construction Companies
3.        Payment for Work Completed within 16 Days.


On June 16, 2008 18,000 Dump Truck Drivers affiliated to the Korean Construction Workers Union of the Korean Federation of Construction Industry Trade Unions (KFCITU) went on strike calling on construction transportation companies to implement the guidelines related to the legislation on construction equipment.  The bill was passed last July and the guidelines were introduced by the South Korean government in consultations with trade unions.  

Dump Truck drivers as well as Remicon (ready-mixed cement) drivers, Bulldozer drivers, and other construction transportation workers are what one considers to be
Total 99
No. Subject Name Regdate Hits
79 KCTU Monthly News : April Edition 2005 [12] KCTU 2005.04.13 167755
78 KCTU Flyer for the ILO Conference, June 2006 [11] KCTU 2006.08.05 167777
77 ICFTU/TUAC/GUFs Mission Report on the Labour Rights Situation in Korea [11] KCTU 2006.09.22 167811
76 KCTU Monthly News : March Edition 2005 [13] KCTU 2005.03.10 167834
75 KCTU Presentation Paper in the April Joint Action Week against the EU FTAs [11] KCTU 2008.04.14 167850
74 Protest Letter to J.W. Howard, Australian Government, Nov 30 [11] KCTU 2006.11.30 167869
73 STATEMENT FROM WORKERS [11] KCTU 2006.10.24 167892
72 NGO Report : Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in South Korea [14] KCTU 2009.02.16 167939
71 KCTU Report to the UN Human Rights Committee [11] KCTU 2006.10.23 167953
70 National Human Rights Commission of Korea Release Statement Regarding Death of Ha Joong Keun [11] KCTU 2006.12.03 167960
69 KCTU-MTU Presentation Paper for the Side Event on Rising Repression against the Migrant Workers [14] KCTU 2008.08.02 168099
68 2007-June- ILO CFA Report on Korean Case(#1865) [12] KCTU 2007.06.27 168218
67 KCTU Monthly News - July 2004 [11] KCTU 2004.08.13 168226
66 KCTU Monthly Newsletter - the First Edition of 2008 [13] KCTU 2008.03.04 168238
65 [Joint Statement] We denounce the political killings and suppression of workers in the Philippines! [11] KCTU 2007.08.10 168343
64 KCTU Monthly News : August Edition, 2005 [20] KCTU 2005.09.05 168423
63 KCTU General Strike Newsletter #4 - December 1 [11] KCTU 2006.12.02 168648
62 KCTU Monthly News: September-October 2004 [12] KCTU 2004.11.05 168659
61 [ARTUSC] NEOLIBERALISME AND LABOUR IMPOVERISHMENT [16] KCTU 2004.03.17 168682
60 Recent Situation of Labour Laws and industrial relations in Korea 2005 [12] KCTU 2005.02.17 168766
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