Tides of Democracy in South Korea Turning Back!
Tides of Democracy in South Korea Turning Back! - Guarantee Trade Union Rights for Precarious Workers! In the wake of the 1997 Economic Crisis, rapid casualization of the work force ensued so that precarious workers (contract; dispatched; part-time; and “specially-employed” otherw...
Stop suppressing democracy and basic labor rights right now
Stop suppressing democracy and basic labor rights right now The KCTU’s position over the May 16th massive arrest Democracy and human rights are in retreat in South Korea. With extreme violent acts, the Korean government and the police are tramping upon democracy, human r...
ILO Calls for an End to Repression of Migrants
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...
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KCTU Statement Opposing the Grand Agreement to Overcome the Economic Crisis
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
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
[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
[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
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
[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 ...