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
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No. Subject Name Regdate Hits
79 KCTU Monthly News : March Edition 2005 [5] KCTU 2005.03.10 165157
78 KCTU Flyer for the ILO Conference, June 2006 [6] KCTU 2006.08.05 165194
77 CLC-KCTU Joint Statement on Korea-Canada Free Trade Agreements [7] KCTU 2007.12.14 165265
76 KCTU Monthly Newsletter - the First Edition of 2008 [8] KCTU 2008.03.04 165308
75 KCTU Monthly News : April Edition 2005 [5] KCTU 2005.04.13 165339
74 KCTU Report : Understanding the Actual Situation of Labor Rights in South Korea, Feb. 2007 [5] KCTU 2007.02.22 165339
73 KCTU General Strike Newsletter #4 - December 1 [6] KCTU 2006.12.02 165364
» Dump Truck Drivers on Strike over Implementation of New Construction Equipment Legislation [10] KCTU 2008.07.15 165386
71 National Human Rights Commission of Korea Release Statement Regarding Death of Ha Joong Keun [6] KCTU 2006.12.03 165392
70 KCTU Monthly News - July 2004 [5] KCTU 2004.08.13 165398
69 KCTU Report to the UN Human Rights Committee [6] KCTU 2006.10.23 165416
68 STATEMENT FROM WORKERS [6] KCTU 2006.10.24 165487
67 ICFTU/TUAC/GUFs Mission Report on the Labour Rights Situation in Korea [6] KCTU 2006.09.22 165628
66 KCTU Policy Paper on the KORUS FTA [10] KCTU 2006.08.02 165697
65 2007-June- ILO CFA Report on Korean Case(#1865) [7] KCTU 2007.06.27 165784
64 KCTU Monthly News : August Edition, 2005 [12] KCTU 2005.09.05 165848
63 Protest Letter to J.W. Howard, Australian Government, Nov 30 [6] KCTU 2006.11.30 165855
62 KCTU Monthly News: September-October 2004 [6] KCTU 2004.11.05 166024
61 [Joint Statement] We denounce the political killings and suppression of workers in the Philippines! [6] KCTU 2007.08.10 166059
60 [ARTUSC] NEOLIBERALISME AND LABOUR IMPOVERISHMENT [6] KCTU 2004.03.17 166131
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