[Photo from the KFCITU Website]
South Korean Government Crack Down Peaceful Demonstration!
No More Hope for Lee Myung-bak Government! Hundreds of Thousands of South Korean People demonstrated against the Government! On May 31st, hundreds of thousands of South Korean people held a candlelight rally in more than 100 cities across the country against the Lee Myung-bak gov...
[PRESS STATEMENT] FULL-PLEDGED GENERAL STRIKE BEING LAUNCHED FROM NOVEMBER 22
Photo : Leroy Trotman, Chair of the ILO Workers Group, Hans Engelbert, General Secretary of PSI, ITUC representative and members of the Global Unions deliver protest letters from the international organizations to a representative of the Permanent Mission of Korea in Geneva, on N...
Protesting the Denial of border entry of the KCTU Delegation to the G8 Summit by the Japanese government.
Guarantee Democracy and Human Rights at all Moments! Protesting the Denial of border entry of the KCTU Delegation to the G8 Summit by the Japanese government. The Korean Confederation of Trade Unions (KCTU) with a membership of 800,000 is a major confederation of South Korean trad...
Lee Myung-bak Government attacking the KOSCOM Irregular Workers by riot police
[Photo] A member of KOSCOM Irregular Workers Union who was injured by the violence of riot police is explaining the situation while the riot police attacking the sit of sit-in demonstration at the Press Conference [KCTU Statement] Is violence the Lee Myung-bak government's soluti...
Protest Letter on Nepal : We strongly urge to release immediately all trade union leaders
Trade union delegation outside Nepalese embassy in Geneva (Photo: ICFTU) His Majesty Gyanendra King of Nepal Your Majesty Gyanendra: On behalf of the Korean Confederation of Trade Unions, I am writing to express our deep concerns about the lack of democratic rights, human rights,...
AFL-CIO/KCTU/CTW- Joint Labor Declaration on the KORUS FTA
Joint Labor Declaration on the KORUS FTA February 13, 2008 1. The American Federation of Labor & Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) and Change to Win, representing workers in the United States, and the Korean Confederation of Trade Unions (KCTU), representing workers ...
KCTU denouncing the lay-off of 99 Allianz Life Insurance workers
[Statement] The lay-off of 99 Allianz Life Insurance workers is the responsibility of the Lee Myung-bak government April 1st, 2008 The administrative committee at Allianz Life Insurance has decided to lay-off the 99 trade union members that have been on strike. This is a clear ca...
Two Migrant workers and members of the KCTU Deported
[Photo by Lee Jeongwon, Workers and World] Two Migrant workers and members of the KCTU Deported On the 30th of December last year, 2 migrant workers were deported from Korea by immigration officials and the Ministry of Law. M. BIDDUTH and M. ZAMAL from Bangladesh, who are also me...
Appeal from KOREAN FEDERATION OF CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY TRADE UNIONS
[Photo by Work and World] The Korean Federation of Construction Industries Union (KFCITU), an affiliate of the Korean Confederation of Trade Unions is currently engaged in a campaign calling for the arrest of Lee Jun Yong, President of the Daerim Group Incorporated for failing to...
Human Rights Activists in South Korea start Hunger Strike against NEIS
[Photo by BASE21] Human Rights Activists in South Korea start Hunger Strike against National Education Information System (NEIS) "NEIS - A giant digital database established by the government to gather the private information of students, parents, and teachers" Seoul, South Korea...