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ILO Calls for an End to Repression of Migrants

KCTU Apr 07, 2009 Hits 60038

On March 25 the Governing Body of the ILO adopted a report made by the Committee on Freedom of Association supporting the right of migrant workers in Korea, regardless of status, to form and join labor union and calling for an end to measures such as targeted arrests and deportat...

Joint Statement by KCTU and South Korea

KCTU Mar 28, 2009 Hits 58374

[Photo : KCTU holding a rally on March 28th, international action day on G 20. ] Joint Statement by KCTU and South Korea

KCTU Statement Opposing the Grand Agreement to Overcome the Economic Crisis

KCTU Mar 17, 2009 Hits 71327

KCTU Statement Opposing the Grand Agreement to Overcome the Economic Crisis On February 23, 2009, the Federation of the Korean Trade Unions (FKTU) and the Korea Employers Federation (KEF) announced the Grand Agreement to Overcome the Economic Crisis. The crux of the Agreement is,

ITUC Online - Korea: Violations of Labour Rights Increasing

KCTU Mar 05, 2009 Hits 58033

INTERNATIONAL TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION ITUC OnLine 026/260209 Korea: Violations of Labour Rights Increasing Brussels, 26 February 2009 (ITUC OnLine): An international trade union mission* to Korea this week has concluded that the trade union rights situation is deteriorating, an...

Calling for Solidarity : 5 people died while protesting against an imminent forced eviction

KCTU Jan 27, 2009 Hits 79784

[Photo] Citizens gathered at Seoul Railway Station on January 23th and urging the government to protect the victims of forced eviction and punish those responsible for the incident. <Urgent Appeal for immediate action> In South Korea, 5 people died while protesting against an imm...

The South Korean Gov. arrested KCTU President, Bro. Lee Suk-haeng

KCTU Dec 09, 2008 Hits 65808

[Photo : KCTU Organized press conference to denounce the undemocratic and anti-workers' laws which the Lee Myung-bak government is pursuing on December 8th together with progressive movements.] Bro. Lee Suk-haeng, President, was arrested on 10:40 pm, December 5th by the police du...

ITUC Calls on Authorities to Cease Repression of KCTU

KCTU Aug 11, 2008 Hits 207421

ITUC Online 144/070808 South Korea: ITUC Calls on Authorities to Cease Repression of KCTU Brussels, 7 August 2008 (ITUC OnLine): The ITUC has written http://www.ituc-csi.org/IMG/pdf/KCTU_KMWU_arrest_warrants_04-08-08.pdf to President Lee Myung-bak of South Korea strongly protestin...

Calling for Solidarity - Lee Myung-bak government repression against the KCTU and Fundamental Trade Union Rights

KCTU Aug 04, 2008 Hits 63757

[Photo 1] Police buses surrounding the KCTU headquarter office. [Photo 2] The police searching the car going out from the KCTU office without showing any authorative documents including search warrant. Calling for Solidarity - Lee Myung-bak government repression against the KCTU ...

Protesting the Denial of border entry of the KCTU Delegation to the G8 Summit by the Japanese government.

KCTU Jul 14, 2008 Hits 53195

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...

The KCTU Launches a General Strike Against the Announcement of South Korean government on April 18 Protocol on US beef

KCTU Jun 27, 2008 Hits 51128

The KCTU Launches a General Strike Against the Announcement of South Korean government on April 18 Protocol on US beef On June 25th, the KCTU Central Executive Committee made voted to launch an unlimited General Strike to support the South Korean people

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