On February 28, 5000 people, including ordinary citizens, trade unionists, youth and students, gathered at Seoul Station Plaza for the “National demonstration to denounce the Park...
The Korean Confederation of Trade Unions (KCTU), at its annual representative assembly today, resolved to enter full preparations for a general strike of 800,000 workers in April 2015....
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More than a month after they climbed on top of a factory chimney on December 13, 2014, Director Kim Jeong-wook and Policy Director Lee Chang-geun of the Ssangyong Motors branch of the Metal Workers Union still remain 70 meters above the Ssangyong auto plant to wage protest. The reason why the two laid-off workers decided to withstand gale-force winds in the dead of winter to wage...Read More
On December 19, the South Korean Constitutional Court delivered a devastating blow against the progressive movement when it disbanded the Unified Progressive Party (UPP) with immediate effect. That act came as the culmination of a long campaign by South Korean President Park Geun-hye to shackle the labor movement and smash political opposition. (This article was originally...Read More