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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.

South Korea: IndustriALL builds solidarity in fight back against government crackdown

31 March, 2016A high-level IndustriALL Global Union delegation conducted a solidarity mission to South Korea, to show support for the union struggle, and to publicly mobilize to ensure the Park administration respects workers’ fundamental rights.

South Korea trade unionists holed up in offices

28 January, 2016Lee Youngjoo has not left her Seoul trade union offices for several weeks. If she does, she is afraid she will be arrested and put in prison like her colleague, Korean Confederation of Trade Unions (KCTU) president, Han Sang-gyun.

IndustriALL condemns crackdown on Korean unions

23 November, 2015IndustriALL Global Union has written to the President of Korea to condemn numerous police raids on trade union offices at the weekend. 

Korean unionists alert world to deaths at Hyundai shipyards

18 November, 2015Trade unionists from Korea travelled 9,000 kilometres to Geneva, Switzerland to attend the United Nations Forum on Business and Human Rights this week. They want to tell the world about the workers dying in the yards of the planet’s biggest shipbuilder, Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI).