Five day- long March to Stop Retrogressive Revision of Labor Law and to Reinstate Fired Workers
the reinstatement of fired workers at Yeungnam University Medical Center, the KHMU marched 80 km
long for five days from October 28 to November 1. The march was joined by Daegu
head office of KCTU and Civil Taskforce Team to Solve the Issue at the Yeungnam
University Medical Center. The march started from Gyeongju to Daegu with around
80 to 120 union members and citizens each day.
The union member Park Moon-jin(nurse) who was fired 12 years ago by the Medical Center has protested on the 70 meter high roof from July 1st 2019. She demanded fact-finding investigation on union-busting plans and punishment on those responsible for the oppression, restoration of trade union, reinstatement of fired workers, democratization of Yeungnam Academy, winning of basic labor law and abolishing of atypical working system. Song Young-sook, the vice president of the branch who protested together with her had to come down from the roof on October 15 due to deteriorated health conditions.