International delegation visits Korea over union persecution

Officials from two global union federations and their affiliates on a solidarity mission to South Korea will explain their plans at a press conference next Tuesday 27 September at 13:00 at Seoul Station Plaza, Seoul Station, Seoul, where a major rally will then take place. You are invited to attend.

The officials, from the ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) and PSI (Public Services International) global union federations – along with representatives of their affiliated unions the CGT General Union of Civil Servants and CGT Cheminots (France); the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE); the Rail Tram Bus Union of Australia (RTBU) and the Rail and Maritime Transport Union (RMTU) of New Zealand – are following up on an investigatory mission in July. (See
For those who cannot attend, there will be further press releases on 26 and 27 September. You can also follow the news on Twitter using the hashtags #KoreaStrike4Justice and #UnionRightsKorea.
This latest delegation is responding to an invitation to international trade unions to observe and show solidarity during an upcoming public sector strike that is expected to involve tens of thousands of rail, underground, healthcare, energy and other public sector workers. (See
For more details please contact
ITF: Press and editorial manager Sam Dawson. Email: Direct line: +44 (0) 20 7940. Mobile: (0) 7850736146
PSI: Trade union rights and national administration officer Camilo Rubiano. Email: Tel: +

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