KCTU expected to wield more power in policy-making

Today's labour news

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]

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]

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]

Dismissed Ssangyong Motor workers have their reinstatement postponed on first day back 2020-01-08 [Hankyoreh]

Union petitions for Shinhan chairman 2019-12-30 [The Times]

A radical union’s ascendancy has the potential to change everything 2019-12-30 [JoongAng Ilbo]

Ex-labor leader pardoned 2019-12-30 [Yonhap]

Labor Union Membership Rate Hits 11% 2019-12-26 [KBC]

Militant KCTU becomes No. 1 labor union in S. Korea 2019-12-26 [Yonhap]

KCTU expected to wield more power in policy-making 2019-12-26 [The Dong-a Ilbo]

Progressive KCTU now largest union federation in the country 2019-12-26 [Korea Times]

Militant KCTU becomes No. 1 labor union in S. Korea 2019-12-25 [Yonhap]

Rally against layoff of irregular workers 2019-12-23 [Yonhap]

Kia workers strike for higher wages 2019-12-19 [Korea Herald]

Samsung execs sentenced to jail in union-busting case 2019-12-18 [Yonhap]

#UnionWin! Korean truck drivers get safe rates of pay 2019-12-17 [ITF]

Labor office launches probe into employer paying migrant workers in fake money 2019-12-13 [K. Herald]

Big victory for workers - KPTU Welcomes the establishment of Safe Rates 2019-12-13 [KPTU]

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

2 major automakers still at loggerheads with their unions 2019-12-12 [JoongAng Ilbo]

Renault Samsung workers overturn wage deal, set for another strike 2019-12-11 [Korea Herald]

Demanding status promotion 2019-12-09 [Yonhap]

37% of female NK defectors struggle with workplace discrimination 2019-12-08 [K. Times]

Toll collectors win employment case 2019-12-08 [JoongAng Ilbo]

Court orders direct employment of toll collectors by state-run company 2019-12-06 [Yonhap]

Hyundai Motor union elects a moderate chief 2019-12-05 [JoongAng Ilbo]

Less than a year since Kim Yong-gyun's death, 9 out of 10 worksites still lack safety facilities 2019-12-02 [Kyunghyang Shinmun]

Irregular workers still unprotected 1 year after Kim Yong-gyun’s industrial accident 2019-12-02 [Hankyoreh]

ILO 'Road Safety and Decent Work' Guidelines and Korean truck drivers' fight for Safe Rates  ActNOW!  2019-12-02 [KPTU]

[11.30] 'Nat'l People's Rally' in central Seoul... 2019-12-01 [CINA]

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

Rail Operations Back to Normal following Union Strike 2019-11-26 [KBS]

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