Seoul Workers Day Gathering (November 9/10) Demands and Slogans

The ISC participated in the Worker’s Day Gathering and related events held over the weekend of November 9th and 10th in Seoul. Below are the demands and slogans of the demonstrations reflecting the current concerns of the labor movement.

Worker's Day nov 9Fundamental labor rights for all workers! 2013 National Labor Demonstration for abolishing irregular jobs: “Workers are united! Let’s Cross the line!”

Demands

–        Guaranteeing labor’s three primary rights for special workers

–        Abolishing worker dispatch law and acknowledging the responsibility of indirect employment’s prime contractor

–        Converting irregular workers to regular workers and stop expanding part-time jobs

Slogans

–        Guarantee labor’s three primary rights for special workers!

–        Abolish worker dispatch law and acknowledge the responsibility of indirect employment’s prime contractor!

–        Fulfill converting irregular workers to regular workers in public sector immediately!

–        and stop the spread of part-time jobs(full time jobs being made into part time jobs)that mass produce irregular workers!

–        Workers are united! Abolish irregular jobs!

–        Converting irregular workers for permanent/continuing jobs to regular workers!

–        Guarantee the freedom of choosing jobs for migrant workers!

–        Let’s win a living wage by realizing minimum wage!

–        Strengthening penalty for death from industrial accident and the responsibility of prime contractors!

Worker's Day nov 10Stop destroying democracy! Crushing labor repression! Succeeding to Jeon Tae-il’s spirit! 2013 National Labor Demonstration: “Let’s Cross the Line”

5 Demands

– Stop repressing the Korean Teachers and Educational Workers Union immediately and guarantee fundamental labor rights!

–        Stop privatization policies like rail privatization immediately!

–        Stop retrogressive revision of pension and fulfill presidential election pledge of basic pension!

–        Acknowledge the worker nature of special workers(special workers are considered as self employed contractors) and expand the responsibility of indirect employees’ prime contractor

–        Fulfill reinstatement of laid-off workers like Ssangyong Auto workers and amend layoff law!

10 slogans

–        Stop repressing the Korean Teachers and Educational Workers Union immediately and guarantee fundamental labor rights!

–        Stop privatization policies like rail privatization immediately!

–        Stop retrogressive revision of pension and fulfill presidential election pledge of basic pension!

–        Acknowledge the worker nature of special workers(special workers are considered as self employed contractors)!

–        Fulfill reinstatement of laid-off workers like Ssangyong Auto workers and amend layoff law!

–        Fulfill presidential election pledge of converting irregular workers to regular workers in public sector and stop the spread of part-time jobs(full time jobs being made into part time jobs) that mass produce irregular workers!

–        Stop adopting in-house subcontracting law immediately!

–        Stop retrogressive revision of ordinary wage system immediately!

–        Stop red-baiting and disband National Intelligence Service!

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