Defend our unions - Support Ssangyong workers

Wednesday 2 September 09 at 6 pm - Trades Hall, Lygon Street Carlton

Public meeting all welcome - Download colour leaflet - Download b&w leaflet

stop police attacks - release arrested unionists -  defend union rights - no more sackings

11 august 09 - melbourne unionists rally in defense of ssangyong workers - korea trade centre

Ssangyong car workers went on strike on 21 May.
They occupied their factory at Pyeongtaek in protest against mass sackings.
They were repeatedly violently attacked by the police.

On 6 August agreement was reached between Ssangyong Motors management and the KMWU Ssangyong Motors Branch.
The 77-day sit-in strike has ended.
Click here for the contents of the agreement.

However the strike ended after repeated extremely violent police and company security guard attacks. Many unionists are in hospital. Many are in jail and more are facing charges. The Korean Metal Workers Union, the Korean Confederation of Trade Unions, the International Metalworkers Federation and the Australian Manufacturing Workers Union are asking all unionists for continued solidarity.

Come to this meeting to hear about the dispute, support the campaign to free jailed unionists and help to develop our strategy for international industrial action and solidarity against capitalist attacks.

More information about the public meeting: Christine Filiamundi 0431 730 809

More information on dispute details: Korean Confederation of Trade Unions

More information on solidarity actions: International Metalworkers Federation

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