Fresenius & FMC Korean Union Move Closer to a Collective Bargaining Agreement

Today's labour news

COVID-19: Korean health workers demand further actions from government 2020-03-27 [PSI]

USFK sends S. Korean employees individual notices of unpaid leave starting Apr. 1 2020-03-27 [Hankyoreh]

GM reaches tentative agreement with union 2020-03-27 [JoongAng Ilbo]

Fighting for protections for airport workers 2020-03-25 [KPTU]

USFK begins issuing furlough notices to Korean employees 2020-03-25 [Yonhap]

Fresenius & FMC Korean Union Move Closer to a Collective Bargaining Agreement 2020-03-22 [UNI Global Union]

South Korean workers protest as military cost-sharing dispute with U.S. threatens jobs 2020-03-20 [Reuters]

Furlough of USFK Korean workers looming 2020-03-20 [K. Times]

Workers United to Combat COVID-19 and to Win Reforms to Improve Nation’s Healthcare System 2020-03-19 [UNI]

KCTU and HKCTU Release Joint Statement to Defend Labour Rights under COVID-19 Pandemic For more info 2020-03-17 [HKCTU]

Union blames Coupang for delivery worker’s death 2020-03-17 [JoongAng Ilbo]

Unions call for workplace measures to stop spread of Covid-19 infections in call centres 2020-03-15 [UNI]

Labor dispute at Renault Samsung could finally be nearing the end 2020-03-13 [JoongAng Ilbo]

Amid market transition, Korea’s bank unions want bigger role, power 2020-03-03 [The Herald]

Sindicatos dicen que Fresenius viola la ley laboral coreana 2020-02-29 [UNI]

'Between the Moon Jae-in regime and the workers of this land now lies the river that should not have been crossed'(KMWU, 2.27) 2020-02-27 [CINA]

Delivery workers call for safety measures against virus 2020-02-27 [Yonhap]

South Korea’s tollgate workers’ struggle: a guiding star for the next battle 2020-02-26 [Left Voice]

Labor union was established at IKEA Korea 2020-02-24 [IT Times]

KHMU scores a victory at Youngnam University Hospital 2020-02-23 [UNI]

Unions say Fresenius is in violation of Korean Labor Law 2020-02-23 [UNI]

Samsung Display workers form another labor union within anti-union conglomerate 2020-02-23 [Hankyoreh]

Agreement was reached on the issue of fired workers at the Yeungnam University Medical Center 2020-02-20 [KHMU]

KHMU scores a victory at Youngnam University Hospital 2020-02-20 [UNI global union]

Workers at Samsung Display Officially Launch Labor Union on Feb. 17 2020-02-18 [Business Korea]

Kein Wandel durch Handel 2020-02-17 [Arbeit & Wirtschaft]

Samsung Electronics board chairman resigns after being jailed for union sabotage 2020-02-15 [The Verge]

Korean Air unionized workers warn against KCGI-Cho Hyun-ah coalition 2020-02-14 [The Herald]

Cooperation promoted by union chief 2020-02-13 [JoongAng Ilbo]

KHMWU in solidarity with Wuhan's health and medical workers 2020-02-11 [CINA]

[2.08] KCTU's Nat'l Workers' Rally in Seoul/Gwacheon... 2020-02-09 [CINA]

Teachers jailed for possession of propaganda 2020-01-31 [JoongAng Ilbo]

Merck Korea worker commits suicide 2020-01-30 [KBR]

Haftstrafen für Samsung Manager wegen Sabotage von Gewerkschaftsarbeit 2020-01-28 [GPA-djp]

Oportunidad histórica para la justicia comercial: la Unión Europea solicita que se examine la negligencia de Corea 2020-01-25 [CSI]

Busan factory ends partial shutdown after strike 2020-01-24 [JoongAng Ilbo]

Labor leader gets suspended sentence for organizing violent protests 2020-01-23 [Yonhap]

Renault Samsung union back to table for wage negotiations 2020-01-21 [K. Times]

Trade justice: historic opportunity as European Union calls for a review of Korea's neglect 2020-01-20 [ITUC]

President Na Sun-ja went on a hunger strike... 2020-01-20 [KHMU]

בעקבות עתירה לבית הדין לעבודה: פסק זמן בעיצומים של עובדי סאני 2020-01-17 [המפלגה הקומוניסטית הישראלית]

Toll collectors' hunger strike 2020-01-17 [Yonhap]

[1.15] KCTU/KHMU Solidarity rally/demo in Daegu 2020-01-16 [CINA]

92.5% of irregular workers view S. Korea as 'unfair society' 2020-01-16 [Hankyoreh]

“Wages of workers with indefinite contracts should be the same as those with permanent contracts” first Supreme Court ruling 2020-01-15 [ Kyunghyang Shinmun]

For the dismissed workers of the 2009 Ssangyong motors strike, the struggle continues 2020-01-14 [People's Dispatch]

Kia Motors, Renault and GM still haunted by labor disputes 2020-01-13 [K. Times]

Trade Unions Demand Changes to Korean National Contact Point 2020-01-13 [TUAC]

More But Shorter Strikes Hit Businesses Last Year 2020-01-12 [Chosun Ilbo]

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