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PSI condemns the use of security forces to intimidate healthcare union [PSI] 2023-01-21

Union offices raided [IndustriALL Global Union] 2023-01-21

Government raids on trade unions an attack on democracy [ITUC] 2023-01-20

Raid on unions is an attack on the labour movement and on democracy, says UNI [UNI Global Union] 2023-01-19

ILO complaint: it’s time to halt South Korea’s authoritarian approach to striking truckers [ITF] 2022-12-22

KMWU demands labour law reform [IndustriALL] 2022-12-22

Truckers vote to end strike for minimum wage protections [Saltwire] 2022-12-09

Yoon prepares to widen back-to-work order amid truckers' strike [SwissInfo] 2022-12-04

Labor declares all-out fight [JoongAng Daily] 2022-12-04

KHMU brings international perspectives to its first ever policy conference [UNI] 2022-12-03

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South Korea’s Conservative Government Is Cracking Down on the Country’s Militant Labor Unions 2023-01-27 [Jacobin]

Let not the deaths of hundreds of thousands of laborers be in vain 2023-01-26 [Hankyoreh]

South Korea: Intelligence agency raids top union confederation 2023-01-24 [Labor Notes]

Blood, puss and pitiful pay: Why Korean factory workers are calling it quits 2023-01-23 [Hankyoreh]

PSI condemns the use of security forces to intimidate healthcare union 2023-01-21 [PSI]

Union offices raided 2023-01-21 [IndustriALL Global Union]

Government raids on trade unions an attack on democracy 2023-01-20 [ITUC]

 VIDEO  South Korea proposes overhaul to overtime rules but workers fear longer work week 2023-01-20 [Youtube]

National Intelligence Service, police raid labour group over alleged espionage 2023-01-20 [asianews]

As South Korean government proposes flexible overtime rules, some fear workers may suffer 2023-01-20 [reuter]

Police raid dozen labor union offices over alleged wrongdoing at construction sites 2023-01-20 [YNA]

S. Korea’s spy agency ramping up national security investigations to keep itself relevant, critics say 2023-01-20 [Hankyoreh]

S. Korean police’s rapid-fire raids on construction union prompt accusations of union-bashing 2023-01-20 [Hankyoreh]

Labor union protests police raid on espionage suspects 2023-01-19 [Korea Times]

Crackdown on labor unions intensifies 2023-01-19 [Korea Herald]

S. Korea’s intelligence agency raids offices of major labor unions 2023-01-19 [Hankyoreh]

Raid on unions is an attack on the labour movement and on democracy, says UNI 2023-01-19 [UNI Global Union]

Police raid umbrella labor union offices over alleged wrongdoing at construction sites 2023-01-19 [Yonhap]

Outrage mounts after Korean Confederation of Trade Unions is raided by intelligence and police 2023-01-18 [Peoples Dispatch]

Spy agency, police raid labor group over alleged anti-communist law violations 2023-01-18 [Yonhap]

National Intelligence Service, police raid labor group over alleged espionage 2023-01-18 [Korea Herald]

NIS goes after union for alleged violations of Security Act 2023-01-18 [JoonAng Ilbo]

Labor minister slams KCTU action obstructing withdrawal by Posco union 2022-12-27 [JoongAng Daily]

Yoon’s hard pivot to “eradicating labor union corruption” prompts outcry from organizers 2022-12-24 [Hankyoreh]

ILO complaint: it’s time to halt South Korea’s authoritarian approach to striking truckers 2022-12-22 [ITF]

KMWU demands labour law reform 2022-12-22 [IndustriALL]

Union submits complaint to ILO against gov't over handling of truckers' strike 2022-12-20 [KBS World]

ILO to meet with government over truckers' demands 2022-12-12 [Korea Herald]

Truckers vote to end strike for minimum wage protections 2022-12-09 [Saltwire]

Korean truckers call off strike on day 16, with 62% in favor of returning to work 2022-12-09 [Hankyoreh]

Korea issues another round of back-to-work orders for striking truckers 2022-12-08 [Hankyoreh]

KCTU denounces Yoon administration’s strikebreaking at ILO gathering 2022-12-07 [Hankyoreh]

ILO’s letter to Yoon admin: Back-to-work orders restrict workers’ freedom of association 2022-12-07 [Hankyoreh]

Fuel runs dry at South Korean petrol stations as truckers strike 2022-12-07 [Al-Jazeerah]

S. Korean president likens striking truckers to N. Korean nuclear threat, vows to “lay down law” 2022-12-06 [Hankyoreh]

Korea puts into motion plan to punish striking truckers who do not return to work 2022-12-06 [Hankyoreh]

Korean government claims TruckSol isn’t a union — Korean courts, ILO say otherwise 2022-12-06 [Hankyoreh]

Thousands of unionized workers hold rallies nationwide to denounce return-to-work order 2022-12-06 [Yonhap]

Despite government’s back-to-work order, South Korean truckers continue strike 2022-12-05 [Peoples Dispatch]

Yoon’s nonchalance at ILO notice is worrying sign for labor rights in Korea 2022-12-05 [Hankyoreh]

ILO “immediately intervened” over Korean government’s return-to-work order for striking truckers 2022-12-05 [Hankyoreh]

Yoon prepares to widen back-to-work order amid truckers' strike 2022-12-04 [SwissInfo]

Labor declares all-out fight 2022-12-04 [JoongAng Daily]

Workers rally in support of truckers 2022-12-03 [News.com]

KHMU brings international perspectives to its first ever policy conference 2022-12-03 [UNI]

Thousands protest in South Korea in support of truckers 2022-12-03 [Associated Press]

International outrage at South Korea’s illegal, heavy-handed attempts to break strike 2022-12-03 [ITF]

“Regular services resumed for all trains” Korail labor and management reach last minute agreement 2022-12-03 [Kyunghyang Shinmun]

Welcome verdict freeing SsangYong workers from punitive damage suit 2022-12-01 [Hankyoreh]

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