99% against 1%! We are the alternatives! No to Kor-Us FTA!
Every November 13th, KCTU has been holding National Workers’ Rally to honour of martyr Jeon, Taeil, who burned himself shouting out ‘Obey basic labour rights’ in 1970. However this year’s rally was a bit different and meaningful. Since Lee…
Added by Public Services International on November 17, 2011 at 8:22 — No Comments
PSI–KC held Workshop for ratification ILO Core conventions and decided to start campaign
PSI-KC had been holding Workshop for ratification ILO Core conventions from Nov. 14th to 15th at the KCTU conference room with PSI, PSI-AP. This workshop is a follow up workshop of the…
Added by Public Services International on November 17, 2011 at 8:19 — No Comments
Today is 9 days to do hunger strike of workers of Korea Sports Promotion Foundaition.
15 irregular workers don't give up demands of their democratic union right and reinstatement.
The public corporation KPSO doesn't want…Continue
Added by Donghwan Ko on March 11, 2011 at 3:13 — No Comments
Over 1,000 days struggle and 100 days sit-in struggle for recognition of labor union and reinstatement of 9 sacked workers is now going on in front of Korean Sports Promotion Organization(KSPO).
Why they are struggling this long time? What I write now is why they are struggling for long time.
Added by Donghwan Ko on February 28, 2011 at 11:03 — No Comments
Bus workers struggle for democratic labor union
More than 50 years bus workers worked under yellow union. The yellow union in bus company didn't represent workers, but management. December in 2010 bus workers in Jeon-ju city, south eastern area of South Korea, went on strike for achieving democratic labor union in their workplace.
Added by Donghwan Ko on January 4, 2011 at 2:42 — No Comments
It's one more tregedy in Korea. On saturday November 20th, 2010 during a KCTU(Korean Confederation of Trade Unions) rally in front of Hyundai Motors company at Ulsan, south easten area of Korean peninsula, one of precarious workers tried kill himself by burning his body with thinner. Before he kill himself, he shout 'keep the sentence of supreme court to employ precarious workers in Hyundai Motors company as regular workers'. Until now Hyundai Motors company management ignore…Continue
Added by Donghwan Ko on November 23, 2010 at 7:28 — No Comments
A few hours ago, a leader of metal union in Kumi(southern area of Korea) try to kill himself by burning himself. Before he killed himself, he had a collective bargainning with the employer of KEC(Korean Electronic Corporation). After he finished the collective bargainning, police around the factory of KEC attack and try to arrest him.
Almost 3 months ago, workers of KEC went on strike for continuing collective agreement. The employer of KEC forced…Continue