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Motive of spy agency’s raid on umbrella union office called into question 2023-01-20 [Hankyoreh]

Korean truckers union vote to end strike 2022-12-09 [YNA]

Truckers union to vote on whether to continue strike 2022-12-09 [YNA]

VIDEO Korea Korean KCTU Plans General Strike On 10/20/21 For Equality & Against Repression by Moon Government For more info 2021-10-04 [LVP]

Coupang workers: “First of all, ‘safe workplace', not ‘delivery without setbacks'” 2021-06-24 [News Directory 3] 2020-09-11 [Workersliberty]

투기자본 먹튀에 표적 해고까지, 대구 노동자 열 받았다 2020-07-24 [금속노동자]

Korea KPTU Stands in Solidarity with the Strike for Black Lives 2020-07-20 [KPTU]

Global KHMU hosts Virtual International Conference on COVID-19 and Role of Care Unions 2020-07-06 [UNI Global Union]

Korea KPTU Statement in Solidarity with Anti-racism Protests 2020-06-08 [KPTU]

Korea KPTU Marks May Day Calling for Protections for All Workers 2020-05-01 [KPTU]

KPTU Statement on New Stability Measures 2020-04-25 [KPTU]

Korea The Covid-19 crisis must be used as an opportunity to expand public services 2020-04-10 [KPTU]

Korea KPTU Calls for Prohibition on Dismissals Starting with Aviation and Yeongjong 2020-03-31 [KPTU]

GM Korea agrees pay freeze with union 2020-03-28 [just-auto]

Asia South Korea appears to have greatly slowed the new cases of COVID-19 2020-03-27 [PSI]

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

Korea KPTU Statement Welcoming Establishment of Safe Rates 2019-12-13 [KPTU]

Korea (South) ILO ‘Road Safety and Decent Work' Guidelines and Korean truck drivers' fight for Safe Rates  ActNOW!  2019-11-29 [KPTU]

Korea AIRF Expresses Solidarity to KPTU For more info 2019-11-17 [AIRF Communication Centre]

Global Meet the worker who's been occupying a Samsung building for 123 days 2019-10-10 [Bright Green]

Korea Solidarity with Korean Airline workers 2019-07-28 [LeftStreamed w/ TAWC YYZ]

KHMU-Busan National University Hospital union leaders on hunger strike for 28 days 2019-07-26 [UNI Global Union]

Japan Unions of Couriers, Market Workers Join Boycott of Japanese Products 2019-07-24 [Korea Bizwire]

Japan Logistics, supermarket unions join 'Boycott Japan' campaign 2019-07-24 [Korea Times]

Busan subway workers end strike after pay raise deal 2019-07-12 [Yonhap News]

Labor and Management of Renault Samsung Motors Reach Tentative Agreement on Wage Hike 2019-06-13 [Biz Korea]

KCTU's attempt for cross-society strike 2019-03-11 [Dong-A Ilbo]

Korea KPTU Statement on Government Measures Concerning Death of Kim Yong-gyun 2019-02-05 [KPTU]

KB union withdraws plans for 2nd strike 2019-01-21 [koreatimes]

Minimum wage made simple 2019-01-20 [koreajoongangdaily]

Fund to help workers faces complaints from own underpaid workers 2019-01-20 [koreajoongangdaily]

Samsung sorry for sicknesses, deaths of some workers: We offer our sincere apology 2018-11-25 [Circa]

Samsung Apologizes to Workers Who Had Miscarriages, Got Cancer From Factories: 'We Have Failed' 2018-11-24 [People]

Samsung admits fault over illnesses and deaths of workers 2018-11-24 [CBS]

Samsung apologizes over sicknesses, deaths of some workers 2018-11-23 [The Times-Union]

Korea Nepali migrants in S Korea to get orientation on stress management, repatriation 2018-11-23 []

Malaysia Samsung should try imagining a world where big firms respect workers 2018-11-09 [Guardian]

Samsung Chairman Indicted for Allegedly Sabotaging Labor Union 2018-09-27 [Bloomberg]

Former Samsung Electronics exec nabbed over alleged labor union sabotage 2018-08-07 [Yonhap]

Ex-labor minister arraigned in alleged anti-labor union scheme 2018-07-04 [Korea Herald]

Labor unions on strike amid economic crisis 2018-07-03 [Dong-A Ilbo]

Prosecutors raid police intelligence office in probe of Samsung's anti-union scheme 2018-06-27 [Korea Herald]

Korea (South) KPTU Statement on UK-DPRK Summit 2018-06-14 [KPTU on Korea Policy Institute]

Samsung Electronics has its first labor union 2018-06-01 [Korean Joongang Daily]

First labor union formed at Samsung Electronics 2018-05-31 [Korea Herald]

Samsung executive grilled over alleged labor union sabotage 2018-05-08 [Korea Times]

Disputes with temporary workers add to GM Korea's challenges 2018-03-19 [Reuter]

Korea The 5,000 Malaysians working and staying illegally in South Korea ‘living underground' 2018-03-13 [thestar]

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