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 November 15th, an International Day of Action called by KCTU.


The Korean Confederation of Trade Unions (KCTU) Launches a General Strike.

November 21, 2006

The KCTU calls on the South Korean Government to Do the Following:

Stop Trade Union Repression
Stop the Irregular Workers Bill
Withdraw the Industrial Relations Road Map Agreement
Stop the KORUS Free Trade Agreement Negotiations
Fundamentally Reform the OHS Insurance Bill

1. The Roh Moo Hyun government is devastating the livelihood of the South Korean people. In Seoul a nurse working for a university hospital works a full 24-hour shift. For this she earns 50,000 KRW (50 US$) per day. Her monthly salary is 800,000 KRW (800 US$). This is barely enough for herself and her two children. A daily construction worker
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The Second Brutal Attack by the Police against the Striking Irregular Workers at E-Land and New Core.

KCTU Aug 02, 2007 Hits 50441

The Second Brutal Attack by the Police against the Striking Irregular Workers at E-Land and New Core. -There will be no more warnings. The police brutal acts will be avenged. In the early morning on July 31, the police again violated the workers' right to strike. We now character...

[KCTU Call to Action] Appeal for Solidarity : E-Land irregular workers Crushed with the Police

KCTU Jul 22, 2007 Hits 50751

[KCTU Call to Action] Appeal for Solidarity : E-Land irregular workers Crushed with the Police SITUATION SUMMARY The Police Break-up of the E-Land Workers will Legitimize the Abuse of the Irregular Workers' Bill - The Irregular Workers Bill has now revealed its ineffectiveness an...

KMWU Strike to Oppose FTA ; Arrest Warrants for 27 Leaders, 67 Leaders under Investigation for

KCTU Jul 06, 2007 Hits 50211

Breaking through the Pressure of Government and Capital, Korean Metal Workers

Appeal for Solidarity : KCTU affiliate, KMWU Strikes to Oppose FTA Signing

KCTU Jun 28, 2007 Hits 50641

Appeal for Solidarity : KCTU affiliate, KMWU Strikes to Oppose FTA Signing Situation summary: Workers, peasants, students, women

Appeal from Irregular Workers at Gwangju City Hall!

KCTU May 09, 2007 Hits 50410

To all the workers remembering the May Gwangju struggle of 1980, we ask for your support to the struggle of irregular workers at Gwangju City Hall This month will be the 27th anniversary of the May 1980 struggle by the Gwanju people against the dictatorship. The city of Gwangju, w...

KCTU Union Member Dies from Self-Immolation Attempt in Protest of the KOR-US FTA

KCTU Apr 16, 2007 Hits 50749

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U.S. Congress Members Sent Protest Letter to President Roh regarding Labour Rights Situation

KCTU Apr 13, 2007 Hits 52581

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KCTU union member attempting self-immolation as an act of resistance KORUS FTA!

Apr 02, 2007 Hits 61923

Dear Colleagues, Around 3:55 pm, April 1st, Bro. Heo Se-Wook(54), a union member of KCTU, was attempting to suicide by self-immolation as an act of resistance against the Korea-US FTA negotiation. His health condition is very serious and receiving an emergency medical treatment a...

Letter to FIFA, Mr. Blatter regarding the violation of human rights at Ulsan College

Apr 01, 2007 Hits 56932

To: Mr Joseph S. Blatter President, FIFA From: Ulsan Branch, Korean Confederation of Trade Unions(KCTU) March 27th, 2007 Dear Mr. Blatter, The Ulsan Branch of the Korean Confederation of Trade Unions(KCTU) expresses its deep concern at the violation of human rights and labor repr...

Justice for Yeosu Detention Center Fire Victims and All Migrant Workers

KCTU Mar 08, 2007 Hits 50230

Justice for Yeosu Detention Center Fire Victims and All Migrant Workers Dear Colleagues, We are writing to inform you about a tragic fire that recently broke out in a foreigners

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