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Half a Million Workers Prepare to Walk Off Jobs in General Strike [Truthout] 2021-10-19

Union to push ahead with strike despite mounting concerns [The Herald] 2021-10-19

1,000 food delivery workers to join one-day general strike next week [The Herald] 2021-10-15

Ex-Foreign Minister Kang’s ILO leadership bid stokes debate [The Herald] 2021-10-14

Umbrella union to hold large-scale rally during next week's one-day general strike [The Korea Times] 2021-10-14

Starbucks workers plan rally over excessive workload [The Herald] 2021-10-04

Arrest of Korean trade union leader raises concerns about freedom of association and assembly [TUAC] 2021-09-06

IndustriALL Global Union condemns arrest of KCTU president YANG Kyeung-soo and demands his immediate release [IndustriALL] 2021-09-05

BWI on the arrest of KCTU Chair Yang Kyeung-soo [BWI] 2021-09-05

BWI on the arrest of KCTU Chair Yang Kyeung-soo [BWI] 2021-09-03

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Half a Million Workers Prepare to Walk Off Jobs in General Strike 2021-10-19 [Truthout]

Union to push ahead with strike despite mounting concerns 2021-10-19 [The Herald]

1,000 food delivery workers to join one-day general strike next week 2021-10-15 [The Herald]

Ex-Foreign Minister Kang’s ILO leadership bid stokes debate 2021-10-14 [The Herald]

Umbrella union to hold large-scale rally during next week's one-day general strike 2021-10-14 [The Korea Times]

Starbucks workers plan rally over excessive workload 2021-10-04 [The Herald]

Starbucks workers plan rally over excessive workload 2021-10-04 [The Herald]

President of South Korea's militant union federation arrested for organizing rally 2021-09-11 [Labor Notes]

Arrest of Korean trade union leader raises concerns about freedom of association and assembly 2021-09-06 [TUAC]

IndustriALL Global Union condemns arrest of KCTU president YANG Kyeung-soo and demands his immediate release 2021-09-05 [IndustriALL]

BWI on the arrest of KCTU Chair Yang Kyeung-soo 2021-09-05 [BWI]

BWI on the arrest of KCTU Chair Yang Kyeung-soo 2021-09-03 [BWI]

Labor umbrella organization head arrested for holding rallies despite COVID-19 ban 2021-09-02 [Korea Times]

South Korean trade union head arrested over protests violating Covid rules 2021-09-02 [EFE]

Leader of Korea's umbrella union arrested for illegal rallies 2021-09-02 [Korea Joongang Daily]

Umbrella union under siege 2021-09-02 [Korea Times]

Release jailed KCTU President Yang Kyeung-soo 2021-09-02 [ITUC]

Le syndicat des professionnels de santé retire son appel à la grève générale 2021-09-02 [KBS]

Health workers drop strike plans after agreement 2021-09-02 [Saltwire]

Eleventh-Hour Talks to Head off Strike by Health Workers 2021-09-01 [US News & World Report]

PSI congratulates Korean firefighters for victory in their struggle to unionise 2021-08-30 [PSI]

Kia workers OK wage deal without strike for 1st time in 10 years 2021-08-28 [The Economic Times]

Unionized Health Workers to Go on Strike Sept. 2 amid Prolonged Pandemic 2021-08-27 [Korea Bizwire]

HMM union puts strike on hold for more negotiations 2021-08-25 [The Korea Herald]

HMM's sailors vote in favor of first-ever strike 2021-08-23 [The Herald]

HMM workers to quit en masse as a form of strike 2021-08-23 [JoongAng Daily]

Metro labor union threatens walkout if layoffs aren't called off 2021-08-23 [JoongAng Daily]

Specter of labor strike grows at HMM 2021-08-22 [The Herald]

Concerns over media law amendment 2021-08-20 [IFJ]

KMWU concludes first industry-level transformation agreement with Korean employers 2021-08-19 [IndustriALL]

Healthcare workers poised to begin strike amid prolonged pandemic 2021-08-19 [Korea Times]

ITUC declares arrest warrant against KCTU President 'wrong and disproportionate' 2021-08-16 [ITUC]

Myanmar and Korean workers strike to commemorate 1988 uprising 2021-08-14 [IndustriALL]

Research shows Safe Rates works: better truck driver pay improves safety 2021-08-11 [ITF]

Seoul subway workers gear up for strike vote 2021-08-08 [The Herald]

Police seek arrest warrant for labor leader over July 3 rally For more info 2021-08-07 [The Korean Times]

GM Korea workers to stage partial strike for higher wages 2021-07-21 [The Times]

Lotte Kolson profited from child labour in the Hashem Foods tragedy 2021-07-19 [IUF Asia/Pacific]

KCTU calls for minimum wage rise 2021-07-17 [Korea Times]

South Korea's Coupang faces boycott over working conditions 2021-07-14 [UPI]

Hyundai Heavy workers extend walkout for another week 2021-07-09 [Yonhap]

Hyundai Motor Company labor union may stage a strike refusing 10-million-won wage raise 2021-07-09 [Dong-A Ilbo]

South Korean tech workers are having a lousy time at work 2021-07-08 [Economist]

Hyundai workers vote on possible strike amid pandemic 2021-07-07 [Yonhap]

Samsung Display, union reach wage agreement 2021-07-06 [The Herald]

Automakers face tough road ahead as workers plan for strike 2021-07-06 [The Herald]

Thousands of S.Korean workers rally in coronavirus-hit Seoul 2021-07-03 [CTV]

Health workers’ union threatens nationwide strike in September 2021-07-02 [UNI Global Union]

Final deal mandates delivery workers to be freed from sorting parcels by year-end 2021-06-22 [Yonhap]

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