South Korea

KRWU go back to work and continue their struggle at workplace
As of December 31 11am, the members of KRWU go back to work and continue their struggle at workplace.
Under the slogan “Step Down, Park! Stop Privatisation!, Abolish Union Repression!,” KCTU will stage its 2nd general strike on January 9th and the 3rd on January 16th,  and will mobilize a nation wide simultaneous rallies on January 4th and People’s Day of Action on January 16th.
Police raided the headquarters of the Korean Confederation of Trade Unions KCTU in an attempt to arrest KRWU leaders
Onthe December 22,an Illegal raid on KCTU office to Arrest Railway Union Leaders.
Yesterday, the 14th day of a strike against rail privatization by the Korean Railway Workers’ Union (KRWU), police raided the headquarters of the Korean Confederation of Trade Unions (KCTU) in an attempt to arrest KRWU leaders thought to be hiding there. Arrest warrants have been issued for 28 KRWU officers, including the KRWU president and central leadership.