LabourStart - Korea (South)

30,000 South Korean workers and citizens, march for climate justice

Today's labour news

Rights activists criticize wage discrimination against migrant boat crews 2023-12-01 [Korea Times]

Korea (South) La Red de Organización UNI Tech se reúne en Seúl en un momento crucial tech 2023-11-29 [UNI]

Korea (South) Le réseau UNI Tech Organizing Network se réunit à Séoul à un moment charnière de la technologie 2023-11-29 [UNI]

30,000 South Korean workers and citizens, march for climate justice 2023-11-24 [PSI]

Seoul subway won’t go on strike on Wednesday after reaching agreement 2023-11-22 [JoongAng Daily]

Seoul Metro labor, management to meet on eve of threatened strike 2023-11-21 [Yonhap]

KBS union presses charges against new CEO for “trampling” democratic broadcasting procedure 2023-11-21 [Hankyoreh]

Лидер FKMTU освобождён под залог 2023-11-15 [IndustriALL]

Le dirigeant de la FKMTU libéré sous caution 2023-11-15 [IndustriALL]

Dirigente de la FKMTU liberado bajo fianza 2023-11-15 [IndustriALL]

FKMTU leader released on bail 2023-11-15 [IndustriALL]

Los trabajadores sindicalizados del metro seulense organizarán una segunda huelga 2023-11-14 [Yonhap]

Robô confunde e mata trabalhador em centro de distribuição 2023-11-13 [CSB]

Gov't to relax controversial 52-hour workweek 2023-11-13 [JoongAng Daily]

Business groups condemn labor union immunity bill 2023-11-13 [The Herald]

Fear lingers of another subway strike 2023-11-12 [The Times]

2 umbrella unions stage large-scale rallies in Seoul 2023-11-11 [Yonhap]

Seoul Subway Workers Launch 2-Day Strike on Thursday 2023-11-09 [KBS]

Metro workers launch strike 2023-11-09 [Reuters]

Foreign workers' deaths get weak sanctions For more info 2023-11-02 [The Korea Herald]

Costco korea under heavy scrutiny over cart pusher's death For more info 2023-11-02 [KED Global]

South korean worker's death spotlights harsh working conditions For more info 2023-11-02 [GL]

1 in 10 construction accident fatalities are foreign workers For more info 2023-11-02 [The Korea Times]

Trade union officials accused of espionage released on bail For more info 2023-11-02 [Korea JoongAng Daily]

Labor ministry to expand vocational training for migrant workers For more info 2023-11-02 [The Korea Times]

The FKTU president Dongmyeong Kim, together with the FKTU busan regional office, held a rally joined by more than 3000 people For more info 2023-11-02 [FKTU]

South korea teachers seek protection from harassment by students' parents For more info 2023-11-02 [NPR]

Platform Company Dominance and Labor Struggles in the Digital Economy 2023-11-01 [Monthly Review]

South Korea: teachers plan to protest outside the national assembly building in seoul from 14:00 oct. 28 For more info 2023-10-30 [Crisis24]

South Korea's ageing workforce filling labour shortage gap For more info 2023-10-30 [HRM Asia]

South Korea unemployment rate edges up to 2.6% in sept For more info 2023-10-30 [Reuters]

Koreatown grocery store workers protest ceo's anti-union tactics at conference For more info 2023-10-30 [LATimes]

Facing a labor crisis, south korea turns to migrants. Why are they more likely to die on the job? For more info 2023-10-30 [LATimes]

UNI supports South Korean affiliate in defence of public broadcasting 2023-10-30 [UNI Global Union]

Los sindicatos surcoreanos impugnan al Gobierno ante la ONU 2023-10-26 [IndustriALL]

Unions challenge government at UN 2023-10-26 [IndustriALL]

Южнокорейские профсоюзы бросают вызов правительству в ООН 2023-10-24 [IndustriALL]

Les syndicats sud-coréens mettent leur gouvernement en cause auprès de l’ONU 2023-10-24 [IndustriALL]

South korea passed a bill to protect underage k-pop idols from exploitation 2023-10-19 [QZ]

Kia corp and south korea union reach tentative wage deal For more info 2023-10-19 [Reuters]

Railway workers threaten general strike next week For more info 2023-10-19 [The Korea Times]

South Korea: rail strike indicative of yoon's long-term labor stance For more info 2023-10-19 [RANE]

Rail strike set to begin Thursday For more info 2023-10-19 [The Korea Herald]

Subway strike looms as negotiations face challenges For more info 2023-10-19 [The Korea Times]

Hyundai motor's union in south korea votes to strike For more info 2023-10-19 [Reuters]

Samsung union warns of historic walkout as slump persists For more info 2023-10-19 [Bloomberg]

[KH explains] shipbuilders scramble to secure labor force amid booming industry For more info 2023-10-19 [The Korea Herald]

South korea turns to migrant labor to fuel growth For more info 2023-10-19 [Nikkei Asia]

Over 73% of Unionized Seoul Metro Workers Vote in Favor of Strike 2023-10-16 [KBS]

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