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EI Denounces discriminatory property registration system for teachers [EI] 2021-05-08

IKEA Korea Workers Union reaches first collective agreement in IKEA Korea [UNI Global Union] 2021-04-22

‘Zuellig Pharma’s subsidiary SSK laid off workers for striking’ [KBR] 2021-04-20

Union campaign leads to South Korea ratifying core ILO Conventions [IndustriALL] 2021-03-05

Korea trade breach shows need for EU sanctions over labour violations [ETUC] 2021-01-26

The fight for safe rates for transportation workers in South Korea [Equal Times] 2021-01-24

Global steel company POSCO guilty of corporate manslaughter, says union [IndustriALL] 2021-01-07

GM Korea Workers Approve Second Labor Proposal [GM Authority] 2020-12-18

Korean Air, labor union agree to wage freeze, furlough amid pandemic [Korea Herald] 2020-12-16

The welder who helped bring democracy to South Korea [Jacobin] 2020-12-20

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EI Denounces discriminatory property registration system for teachers 2021-05-08 [EI]

South Korea's Coupang faces accusations of deaths from overwork 2021-04-27 [UPI]

Migrant workers rally for labor rights 2021-04-26 [Hankyoreh]

IKEA Korea Workers Union reaches first collective agreement in IKEA Korea 2021-04-22 [Uni Global Union]

IKEA Korea Workers Union reaches first collective agreement in IKEA Korea 2021-04-22 [UNI Global Union]

Sexually tortured in a pigpen-like room: the barbaric state violence In response to the Sabuk struggle 2021-04-21 [Kyunghyang Shinmun]

‘Zuellig Pharma’s subsidiary SSK laid off workers for striking’ 2021-04-20 [KBR]

Coupang, the South Korean Amazon, Is Chewing Up and Spitting Out Its Workers 2021-04-19 [Jacobin]

Exhaustion, punishing hours, and few job protections have led to the deaths of 17 delivery workers in South Korea 2021-03-08 [Insider]

Union campaign leads to South Korea ratifying core ILO Conventions 2021-03-05 [IndustriALL]

S. Korea ratifies key U.N. labor conventions 2021-02-26 [Yonhap]

IBK likely to appoint union-backed outside director 2021-02-21 [The Times]

GM Korea chief picks labor issues as key concern for investment 2021-01-28 [Korea Herald]

Tech underclass: the harsh reality of Asia's digital commerce boom 2021-01-27 [Nikkei Asia]

“Reinstate Kim Jin-sook, unfairly laid off 35 years ago” 814 citizens join one-day hunger strike 2021-01-26 [Kyunghyang Shinmun]

Korea trade breach shows need for EU sanctions over labour violations 2021-01-26 [ETUC]

The fight for safe rates for transportation workers in South Korea 2021-01-24 [Equal Times]

Walking from Busan to the Blue House for workers' rights 2021-01-20 [Verso]

The fight for safe rates for transportation workers 2021-01-20 [Equal Times]

The fight for safe rates for transportation workers in South Korea 2021-01-20 [Equal Times]

Samsung Unit Signs Collective Agreement with Labor Union 2021-01-14 [Korea Bizwire]

Global steel company POSCO guilty of corporate manslaughter, says union 2021-01-07 [IndustriALL]

Fatal incident halts Hyundai's S.Korean factory after retooling for new EV 2021-01-04 [Reuters]

Kia union votes to accept wage freeze amid pandemic 2020-12-29 [Yonhap]

Kia Motors' union in South Korea approves tentative labour deal 2020-12-29 [The Chronicle-Herald]

Cambodian worker found dead on subzero day 2020-12-25 [Korea Herald]

South Korea’s delivery men on the highway to hell 2020-12-25 [Asia Times]

New labor group leader threatens general strike in 2021 2020-12-24 [Yonhap]

Samsung must stop delaying collective bargaining 2020-12-23 [IndustriALL]

In likely last battle, Korean welder who occupied crane for 309 days fights to win her job back 2020-12-22 [Labor Notes]

The welder who helped bring democracy to South Korea 2020-12-20 [Jacobin]

GM Korea Workers Approve Second Labor Proposal 2020-12-18 [GM Authority]

Korean Air, labor union agree to wage freeze, furlough amid pandemic 2020-12-16 [Korea Herald]

Korean delivery workers died of overwork 2020-12-16 [For the People]

Delivery Workers in South Korea Say They’re Dying of ‘Overwork’ 2020-12-16 [NYTimes]

South Korean auto workers set to intensify strike action 2020-12-15 [Peoples Dispatch]

Kia workers continue strike for higher pay amid pandemic 2020-12-14 [The Herald]

Educators mourn the death of Lee Dong-Jin, a great education union leader 2020-12-09 [EI]

US autoworkers speak in support of strikes in South Korea and India 2020-12-08 [WSWS]

IKEA Korea Workers Union Demands Decent and Equal Treatment of Workers 2020-12-04 [UNI Global Union]

KFSU-Chanel Korea Workers Union Fights Against Endemic Sexual Harassment 2020-12-04 [UNI Global Union]

Korean metalworkers' warning strike 2020-12-02 [IndustriALL]

GM Korea Union Workers Reject Latest Labor Proposal 2020-12-01 [GM Authority]

GM's union in S.Korea votes against tentative labor deal 2020-12-01 [Reuters]

Kia workers to continue strike for higher pay amid pandemic 2020-11-30 [Korea Herald]

S.Korean delivery workers say coronavirus boom means relentless toil 2020-11-27 [Thomson Reuters]

Labor group stages nationwide rallies despite virus surge 2020-11-25 [Yonhap]

KCTU to launch nationwide rallies Wednesday despite COVID-19 surge 2020-11-24 [Korea Herald]

Labor group sticks to Wednesday's general strike despite rising virus fears 2020-11-24 [Yonhap]

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