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Author: Asia Pulse
The South Korean government will ratify within the year four more International Labor Organization (ILO) conventions, covering a minimum wage system, job security offices, protection of union leaders and a minimum wage in a developing country.
Author: International Confederation of Free Trade Unions
The most dangerous country of all for trade unionists however is Colombia...Elsewhere in the world, trade unionists are also facing death or imprisonment and harassment, notably in Guatemala, where death threats are on the increase, South Korea, where...
Author: Chan Beng Seng [DAGA - Documentation and Action Group Asia] and Kelly Dent [TIE-Asia]
26th-30th November 2001, Bangkok, Thailand [refers to Thailand, China, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Pakistan, South Korea, Bangladesh]
Author: BBC News
Among Monday's complaints was one...calling for the commission to investigate the arrest of labour leaders...for organising strikes this year.
Author: Executive Committee of the International Textile, Garment and Leather Workers’ Federation [ITGLWF]
"DEPLORING the exploitation of workers employed in Korean-owned textile, garment and footwear companies, who are often forced to work long hours in appalling conditions, and who when they attempt to organise to improve their working conditions face...
Author: Campaign for Labor Rights
Continued impunity leads to renewal of request for GSP review - Workers fighting for an independent union at the Cimatextiles and Choishin factories in Guatemala are facing accusations of criminal charges as the latest tactic in an on-going anti-union...
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Author: Maquila Solidarity Network
On February 10-17, eight women from Asian labour rights and women’s organizations met in Nicaragua with their Latin American counterparts to exchange experiences and strategies.