TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 11 October 2016
The Transport Workers’ Union has condemned police attacks and arrests of striking truck drivers in South Korea.
TWU MEDIA RELEAE, 7 October 2016
Activists from 10 trade unions protested today outside the South Korean consulate in Sydney over the Seoul government’s violent attacks and repressive laws against workers, and the jailing of union leaders.
Korean prosecutors are asking for five years jail for KPTU Vice President Cho Sung-deok just for standing up for working rights. Eight other Korean union members and officials have already been jailed.
Independent Australia, by TWU National Secretary Tony Sheldon, 23 September 2016
The TWU joins the Korean transport union protests this weekend as part of wider unrest at the South Korean government's labour reforms. TWU Secretary Tony Sheldon explains why the plight of Korean truck drivers matters to us.
TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 23 September 2016
Transport Workers’ Union National Assistant Secretary Michael Kaine is visiting South Korea ahead of a major protest by truck drivers on Saturday.