Migrant workers forced to go on unpaid leave as manufacturers shut down due to COVID-19

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Memorial Award of Nepali migrant worker to be established 2020-08-07 [K. Times]

Union of delivery app workers asks to be recognized 2020-07-30 [Yonhap]

KCTU head offers to resign over breakdown of labor deal on COVID-19 related article 2020-07-24 [Yonhap]

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

Government seeks ratification of key ILO conventions 2020-07-07 [K. Herald]

Hyundai’s union busting in Germany 2020-07-03 [IndustriALL]

Labor, Management and Government Faced Each Other for the First Time in 22 Years, But Failed to Reach an Agreement on COVID-19 원문보기: http://english.khan.co.kr/khan_art_view.html?artid=202007021813517&code=790101#csidxb09a42c2bed4a7d8cfbba6f138e406 2020-07-03 [Kyunghyang Shinmun]

Labor, management far apart over minimum wage 2020-07-01 [Yonhap]

Irregular workers at schools demand conversion into full-time employees 2020-06-29 [Hankyoreh]

Labor union plans mass rally amid virus worries 2020-06-26 [K. Herald]

Incheon Airport to make 1,900 security workers regular employees 2020-06-22 [K. Times]

Modern Day Slavery: Migrant Workers on Deep-Sea Fishing Vessels Work 17 Hours a Day... 2020-06-10 [Kyunghyang Shinmun]

FMC Korea Union secures first collective bargaining agreement with German multinational Fresenius 2020-06-10 [UNI Global Union]

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

Dismissed Samsung worker ends 355-day protest on top of CCTV tower 2020-06-02 [Hankyoreh]

Ex-Samsung worker ends one-year protest atop 25-meter tower 2020-05-29 [Yonhap]

South Korean pharmaceutical workers condemn Zoetis 2020-05-12 [IndustriALL]

Series of industrial accidents rocks India as work resumes post-lockdown 2020-05-09 [IndustriALL]

Jin Sook Lee: Mother. Wife. Activist. 2020-05-07 [BWI]

Samsung heir apologies for no-union policy 2020-05-06 [UPI]

Migrant workers forced to go on unpaid leave as manufacturers shut down due to COVID-19 2020-05-06 [Hankyoreh]

BWI demands investigation of deadly fire 2020-05-03 [BWI]

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

Despite COVID-19: MayDay rallies/demos. organized by KCTU... 2020-05-01 [CINA]

Migrant workers struggle to afford quarantine facilities 2020-04-30 [Hankyoreh]

Dozens killed in warehouse blaze in Icheon 2020-04-29 [BBC]

Migrant workers ‘self-isolate’ in crowded homes 2020-04-28 [K. Herald]

[4.22] KMWU protest rally in Seoul 2020-04-23 [CINA]

‘My Last Stand’: A Protester’s Lone Fight Against Samsung 2020-04-23 [NYT]

The 22nd Anniversary Ceremony and Central Committee 2020-04-23 [KHMU]

Cash-poor SsangYong inks wage deal 2020-04-21 [JoongAng Ilbo]

Auto companies unite with unions as car sales hit a wall 2020-04-16 [JoongAng Ilbo]

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

Korean USFK employees are held ‘hostage’ 2020-04-08 [JoongAng Ilbo]

Demonstrators march in support of unjustly dismissed Samsung worker 2020-04-08 [Hankyoreh]

Calling for labor rights 2020-04-06 [CINA]

Unions to ensure workers’ wages as COVID-19 is put “under control” 2020-04-04 [BWI]

Labor Ministry to give millions of masks to at-risk workers 2020-04-03 [JoongAng Ilbo]

USFK begins indefinite furloughs for Korean employees 2020-04-01 [Yonhap]

Warm-hearted solidarity will bring victory to us 2020-04-01 [KHMU]

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

4,000 Korean employees under USFK about to be put on unpaid leave 2020-03-31 [Hankyoreh]

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]

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