Category Archives: 2019 Korea

Korea: KFCITU demands safety laws make main contractors liable for industrial accidents

In the lead-up to International Workers Memorial Day, the Korean Federation of Construction Industry Trade Union (KFCITU) held a rally in Seoul demanding that new OHS regulations make main contractors liable for industrial accidents for dependent contractor! #IWMD2019 BWI@work

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Korea: KCTU 28 April rally demands the Korean government enacts the corporate manslaughter act

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Korean Confederation of Trade Unions (KCTU) staged a Workers’ Memorial Rally 11 days ahead of April 28. “Right to work without work-related death can be achieved by strengthening workers’ participation!” “End the expansion of flexible working hour system which would bring more death by over work!” ” OHS Act must be applied for all workers!” “Enact the corporate manslaughter act!”

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Also see: Irregular outcome: Korean campaign on ‘ outsourcing of death’, wins concessions, Hazards, number 145, 2019