KCTU

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KCTUKorean Confederation of Trade Unions
KCTUKarnataka Council for Technological Upgradation (India)
KCTUKrakowskie Centrum Terapii Uzaleznien (Polish: Krakow Addiction Treatment Center)
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He finds such unions in South Africa (the Congress of South African Trade Unions), South Korea (the Korean Confederation of Trade Unions) and Brazil (the Unitary Centre of Workers).
Also, the Korean Confederation of Trade Unions (KCTU), a militant labor group, held a national workers' rally at Gwanghwamun Square to reflect on the history of labor struggles since the 1945 liberation and call for the supporting laborers' rights.
But Borith responded that the government was taking a cautious approach due to "pressure from Western nations on the issue of the protection of human rights", according to a translation of the statements by the Korean Confederation of Trade Unions.
The strike by the air unions is part of a general strike being launched by the Korean Confederation of Trade Unions (KCTU).
The Korean Confederation of Trade Unions, an umbrella labour group, stated that the airline workers were among 55,000 workers who engaged in strike action, while the Labour Ministry claimed that only 15,000 workers joined the strike because some disputes were resolved at the last minute, according to The Associated Press.
The Korean Confederation of Trade Unions (KCTU) warned it would be an ''irrevocable catastrophe'' for the relations among labor, employers and the government as well as for the nation as a whole, if riot police march in to disperse the striking workers.
The militant Korean Confederation of Trade Unions called for a new wave of strikes and workers at Hyundai Motors, South Korea's largest automaker, said they will walk off the assembly lines for two days from Monday, as a prelude to a bigger strike later this month.
The Korean Confederation of Trade Unions also vowed to fight the decision, which it said was virtually a reduction in the minimum wage.
The Korean Air Pilots Union and the Asiana Airlines Union indicated last week that they would join a nationwide strike planned for Tuesday, which is being organised by the Korean Confederation of Trade Unions. It is expected that some 50,000 workers will join the action.
The Korean Confederation of Trade Unions (KCTU) with some 550,000 affiliated members said it made the decision after negotiations with the government.
One of South Korea's two nationwide labor organizations, the Korean Confederation of Trade Unions (KCTU), said Wednesday it will not join a tripartite body to discuss labor issues arising from the nation's economic restructuring.
The first meeting is scheduled to be held today and commission Chairman Moon Sung-hyun urged the two unions _ the progressive Federation of Korean Trade Unions (FKTU) and the conservative Korean Confederation of Trade Unions (KCTU) _ to return to 'social dialogue' to find mutually acceptable terms by Monday.
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