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IndustriALL marches with one million Koreans demanding labour rights, democracy

13 November, 2016IndustriALL general secretary Valter Sanches today offered solidarity from workers around the world at a rally with 200,000 participants organized by the Korean Confederation of Trade Unions in Seoul.

Report reveals medieval practices at Samsung

13 October, 2016IndustriALL Global Union has released a report with the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) highlighting the medieval practices carried out by Samsung against its 1.5 million workers.

IndustriALL Global Union Congress supports struggle against South Korean government’s crackdown on unions

7 October, 2016On 7 October, IndustriALL 2nd Congress adopted a solidarity resolution calling for an end to the South Korean government’s vicious attack on workers’ rights and democracy by weakening labour legislation, criminalizing protest and imprisoning trade union leaders.

Strong exchange and cooperation among Asian chemical unions

15 September, 2016IndustriALL Global Union affiliates in the chemical industry in the Asia Pacific region maintain their unity through strong union networks.

Turkish workers strike at union busting Korean company Hyosung

22 August, 2016IndustriALL affiliate DİSK/Tekstil takes action against union busting South Korean company.

IndustriALL condemns sentence of Korean union leader

28 July, 2016IndustriALL Global Union strongly condemns the two-year sentence handed down to South Korean union leader Cho Sung-deok at a Seoul Central District Court on 26 July.

South Korea: 150,000 metal workers strike

25 July, 2016The Korean Metal Workers' Union has called a general strike across the sector in support of a dispute at Hyundai.

Outrage at sentencing of Korean union leader

6 July, 2016IndustriALL Global Union has expressed outrage at the five-year sentence handed down to Korean union leader Han Sang-gyun by a Seoul Central District Court on 4 July.

IndustriALL affiliates act in support of Korean union leader

30 June, 2016Some 64 IndustriALL Global Union affiliates from all regions of the world have sent protest letters to the President of South Korea condemning the criminal charges brought against the leader of the Korean Confederation of Trade Unions (KCTU), Han Sang-gyun.

Hyundai: stop union busting at your suppliers

23 June, 2016Friday 24 June marks 100 days since 41-year-old Han Kwang-ho (pictured), a union organizer at a Hyundai auto part supplier in South Korea, took his own life.