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KPTU Calls on the Government to Prohibit Dismissals during COVID response

In Korea, despite some support measures by the government, most airlines, ground handers and contracting companies are forcing workers to use their vacation time or take unpaid leave during the COVID-19 Crisis. Learn how PSI Affiliate KPTU is standing up for these essential workers.

Source: kptu.net

South Korean government responds to workers’ demands for justice for young worker Kim Yong-gyun

The South Korean government has announced today a series of measures in response to the tragic death of 24-year-old power plant worker, killed in an industrial accident resulting from the “outsourcing of danger” and lack of safety measures at Taean Power Plant.

Source: PSI

KPTU wins termination of contract for Seoul metro Line 9

Halfway through a 10-year deal, South Korea’s capital local government decides to put an end to its contract with French private operators RATP Dev and Transdev after negotiations over renewed contract conditions failed. The announcement, on 18 January, came shortly after members of the Korean Public Service and Transport Workers’ Union (KPTU), a PSI and ITF affiliate, made public their intention to go on strike.

Source: PSI