23rd Regional General Council: Resolution No. 1 - Republic of Korea: Revision of Trade Union and Labor Relations Adjustment Act

Sep 2023

The International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC)-Asia Pacific adopted a resolution on the revision of the Trade Union and Labor Relations Adjustment Act in Republic of Korea during its 23rd Regional General Council meeting held on 29-30 August 2023 in Phuket, Thailand. The Resolution notes the lack of improvement in the fundamental labour rights situation in the country despite its ratification of ILO Conventions 87 and 98 in April 2021.

The Resolution supports the Korean trade unions'action to revise the TULRAA and urges the government, especially the presidential office, not to veto the bill when it would pass the plenary of theNational Assembly.