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Forum “The Struggle Against Privatization of S. Korean Railroads & Suppression Of Unions
Date Sunday February 16
Time 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location Details
The Connie Barbour Room on the 2nd floor of the RE Building at 1606 Bonita Ave, Berkeley, CA 94709, which is not wheel-chair accessible.
Event Type Meeting
Organizer/AuthorTransport Workers Solidarity Committee
2/16 Berkeley Public Forum “The Struggle Against the Privatization of S. Korean Railroads and the Suppression of Unions”
Sunday, Feb 16 at 2:00 pm
The Connie Barbour Room on the 2nd floor of the RE Building at 1606 Bonita Ave, Berkeley, CA 94709, which is not wheel-chair accessible.
Sponsored by Transport Workers Solidarity Committee and
co-sponsored by SJC
In December 2013 over 4,000 Korean railway workers of KORAIL went on strike to stop privatization. The Park government suspended the railway workers and sough to arrest the leaders. They also used the military to raid the offices of he Korean Confederation of Trade Unions KCTU. On December 31, the KRWU railroad workers returned to work with a promise that there would be a government legislative investigation about the privatization of the public railways. At the same time the government continues to seek the arrest of the union leaders.
http://www.transportworkers.org
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Added to the calendar on Thursday Feb 6th, 2014 4:51 PM
§Graphic of Korean General Strike
by Transport Workers Solidarity Committee Thursday Feb 6th, 2014 4:51 PM
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Graphic of KCTU general strike
BFUU Education Bldg., 2nd Floor, Connie Barbour Rm.
1606 Bonita, Berkeley http://www.bfuu.org


Public Forum by the Bay Area Transport Workers Solidarity Committee. In December 2013 over 4,000 Korean railway workers of KORAIL went on strike to stop privatization. The Park government suspended the railway workers and sough to arrest the leaders. They also used the military to raid the offices of he Korean Confederation of Trade Unions KCTU. On December 31, the KRWU railroad workers returned to work with a promise that there would be a government legislative investigation about the privatization of the public railways. At the same time the government continues to seek the arrest of the union leaders.

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