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The International Metalworkers´ Federation is calling on the Korean government to end labour rights abuses in Korea and bring the country´s labour laws in line with core labour standards so that all workers enjoy the rights to freedom of association and the right to collective bargaining.
Some 6,000 delegates representing workers, employers and governments come to the International Labour Organization each year to debate international labour standards, the application of ILO Recommendations and Conventions and discuss how the tripartite body can improve workers' rights around the world.May 30, 2012
After a five-year struggle for reinstatement, triumphant Kiryung Electronics workers march from “Seoul to Ssangyong Motor”, making 16 stops along the way to show solidarity with workers at struggle sites before returning to the factory floor on May 1, 2012.Feb 09, 2012
Dramatic developments take place in Korea at Hanjin Heavy Industries shipyard and Yuseong Piston Ring. Private security forces and riot police forced out protesters from the shipyard and the police issued arrest warrants for Yuseong Piston Ring union leaders who in sign of protest have started a hunger strike in the Buddhist Jogye Temple in Seoul.Jun 30, 2011
Over 3,000 riot police were sent to break up the sit-in protest of 500 workers at South Korean auto parts producer Yoosung Enterprise factory in Asan. According to a report received by the Korean Metal Workers' Union (KMWU) this is part of a general union busting strategy applied by the company.May 28, 2011