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Workers End 72-hour Railway Strike

Workers End 72-hour Railway Strike

SEOUL, Oct. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — Unionized railway workers on Monday wrapped up their 72-hour strike, but train schedules are likely to be affected until services fully resume later in the day. The 19,000-member Korean Railway Workers’ Union ended their 72-hour strike at 9 a.m. They had demanded the Korea Railroad Corp. (KORAIL) increase wages [...]

1,700 Schools Suspend Cafeteria Lunch Service on 2nd Day of Non-regulars’ Strike

1,700 Schools Suspend Cafeteria Lunch Service on 2nd Day of Non-regulars’ Strike

SEOUL, Jul. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — About 17,000 contract school workers walked off the job on the second day of a strike by non-regular public employees on Thursday, paralyzing cafeteria operations and other supplementary services at 1,700 schools nationwide, the government said. According to the Ministry of Education, 17,342, or 11.4 percent, of the 151,809 [...]

Non-regular Public Employees Stage Joint Strike to Protest Moon’s Labor Policy

Non-regular Public Employees Stage Joint Strike to Protest Moon’s Labor Policy

SEOUL, Jul. 3 (Korea Bizwire) — Non-regular workers in the public sector staged a general strike nationwide on Wednesday under the orchestration of the Korean Confederation of Trade Unions (KCTU), a militant labor umbrella group. About 26,000 of some 200,000 non-regular public employees affiliated with the KCTU took part in the strike scheduled to continue [...]