South Korean Government Abuses Arbitration by Repressing Workers' Right to Strike, Violating ILO Recommendations

For the first time this year, on July 18, the South Korean government ordered arbitration at LG Caltex Oil by sending in police forces into LG Caltex Oil to suppress workers who were on strike. Also, on July 20, the government remitted Seoul
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KCTU/KFCITU Alert : 736 UNION MEMBERS DETAINED IN ONE DAY

KCTU Aug 17, 2006 Hits 52341

736 UNION MEMBERS DETAINED IN ONE DAY 63UNION MEMBERS STILL IN JAIL 1 UNION MEMBER DEAD MORE THAN 200 MEMBERS INJURED 1 UNION MEMBER

KCTU/KFCITU Action Alert : Union Member dies due to severe beating by riot police

KCTU Aug 02, 2006 Hits 51981

KCTU/KFCITU Action Alert : Union Member dies due to severe beating by riot police UNION MEMBER DIES DUE TO SEVERE BEATING BY RIOT POLICE 58 UNION MEMBERS JAILED FOR TRADE UNION ACTIVITES At 2:30 am on August 1, 2006 Ha Joong Keun, a member of the Pohang Local Union, an affiliate ...

ACTION ALERT : Suppression on Daegu Construction Site Workers Local Union!

KCTU Jun 28, 2006 Hits 51797

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AFL-CIO/CTW/FKTU/KCTU Joint Labor Declaration on the Proposed Korea-US FTA

KCTU Jun 13, 2006 Hits 281786

Joint Labor Declaration on the Proposed Korea-US FTA June 6, 2006 Washington, D.C. 1. The American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) and the Change to Win Federation, representing trade unions in the USA; and the Korean Confederation of Trade ...

KCTU and FKTU press release upon Postponement of the ILO-Asian Regional Meeting

KCTU Sep 05, 2005 Hits 51331

KCTU Decides to Withdraw from Various Committees Affiliated to Ministry of Labour

KCTU Jul 19, 2005 Hits 51205

RELEASE ANWAR HOSSAIN, PRESIDENT OF MIGRANT TRADE UNION, KCTU

KCTU May 20, 2005 Hits 60624

ANWAR HOSSAIN, President of Migrant Trade Union ACTION ALERT: RELEASE ANWAR HOSSAIN, PRESIDENT OF MIGRANT TRADE UNION, KCTU STOP THE CRACKDOWN AGAINST MIGRANT WORKERS On May 14 at 1:00 a.m. Anwar Hossain, President of the Migrant Trade Union, KCTU, was forcibly arrested by over 3...

Action Alert: Call for International Solidarity for Korean Workers in the their Struggle Against Bil

KCTU Apr 13, 2005 Hits 51118

KCTU Entering into Warning General Strike!

KCTU Apr 01, 2005 Hits 50717

KCTU Entering into Warning General Strike against the Government-proposed Bill on Irregular Workers 1. Today afternoon, the Korean Confederation of Trade Unions (KCTU) will enter a four-hour warning strike in order to protect the rights of irregular workers and to stop further pol...

Protest Letter on Nepal : We strongly urge to release immediately all trade union leaders

KCTU Mar 25, 2005 Hits 53839

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,...

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