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...
Why Korean Railway workers embarked upon a strike?
["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
[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...
Call to Organize an International Labour Delegation to Iraq!
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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[Press Statement] Egyptian People’s Struggle is right!
[Press Statement] Egyptian People’s Struggle is right! KCTU fully supports the protest of workers and people of Egypt! The Egyptian peoples struggle against the 30 year of pro-U.S. dictatorship has been continuing for more than 15 days. On February 8, the day which has b...