[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 recognize labor rights at the Korea Development Corporation, a subsidiary of the Daerim Group Inc.

During the contract negotiations last July, the Korea Development Corporation enterprise union asked for a pay increase of 9.2% as well as increases in educational and training stipends. However, although the management had just recently received a pay increase of 45%, they refused to the union
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Another Worker Driven to his Death in Korea

KCTU Oct 19, 2003 Hits 60638

[Photo by Yoon Sunghyo, Ohmynews] Another worker driven to his death in Korea. On the morning of 17th of October, Kim Joo-Ik, President of the Hanjin Heavy Industries Union, was found dead on top of a crane within the factory grounds in Pusan, Korea. He had hung himself in the ea...

Solidarity Appeal from KCTU-KFCITU

KCTU Oct 16, 2003 Hits 338588

[Photo from the KFCITU Website]

Urgent Appeal : Tell the Korean Government to Refrain from Using Police Force to Crush the Strike

KCTU Jun 30, 2003 Hits 69138

[Photo by Work and World] The Korean Confederation of Trade Unions calls on all trade unions to urgently write to the Korean Government to take necessary measures that meets the demands of social dialogue in order to explore reasonable solution demanded by Korean Railway Workers'...

Why Korean Railway workers embarked upon a strike?

KCTU Jun 27, 2003 Hits 60656

["Change the World by Stopping Railway", Korean Railway Workers' Union, Photo by Jinbo Network Center] Korean Railway Workers' Union has Embarked a Strike on 4:00 a.m., June 29! The reason why rail workers has embarked upon a strike is that the government broke the agreement that...

Appeal from KOREAN FEDERATION OF CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY TRADE UNIONS

KCTU Jun 25, 2003 Hits 56922

[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

KCTU Jun 25, 2003 Hits 59478

[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...

After the Saturday

KCTU Jun 25, 2003 Hits 58917

[Photo by Work and World] KTEWU said that more than 80 per cent of the teachers are against implementing of NEIS because it

KCTU sending advance team of the International Labour Delegation to Iraq

KCTU Jun 25, 2003 Hits 64696

March 14, 2003 Korean Confederation of Trade Unions sending advance team of the International Labor Delegation to Iraq As the war drums beat louder on an illegitimate, morally wrong, unilateral war, the KCTU(Korean Confederation of Trade Unions) is sending an advance team of the ...

KCTU Statement on US-led war on Iraq(13th Feb)

KCTU Jun 25, 2003 Hits 58755

Statement by the Korean Confederation of Trade Unions The U.S. should stop immediately the war against Iraq and the military threat imposed on Korean peninsula!! -- Participating in the international day of action for peace and against war on February 15 Facing the eve of war on I...

Call to Organize an International Labour Delegation to Iraq!

KCTU Jun 24, 2003 Hits 57292

March 04, 2003 Urgent Call from The Korean Confederation of Trade Unions to Organize an International Labour Delegation to Iraq!! Dear Sisters and Brothers, On the eve of war on Iraq by the U.S. government and its allies, KCTU urgently calls on workers all over the world to organi...

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