The FKTU holds May Day Marathon ˝Build the World with the Highest Value on Labour! Create Safe Workplace!˝ On the May Day 2012(1st of May). the Federation of Korean Trade Unions(FKTU) held its si
The FKTU holds May Day Marathon
˝Build the World with the Highest Value on Labour!
Create Safe Workplace!˝
On the May Day 2012(1st of May). the Federation of Korean Trade Unions(FKTU) held its sixth May Day Marathon in the celebration of the 122th May Day in Seoul with more than 10.000 members and general public participating.
During the event. various programmes such as a talent contest. public performance. exhibition on prevention of industrial accidents were carried out. Also booths for pro bono legal service. heath check. counselling for women workers were provided. Especially. there was a special event to give presents to children from multicultural families.
Mr. LEE Yongdeuk. the president of the FKTU. said at his opening remark. ˝we were working together with Democratic United Party for the last general election in this April with pledge to build an equal. welfare and unified country with the highest value on labour. Now we will make every efforts to realize their promises and labour policies at the 19th National Assembly.˝
Marathon competition had 4 courses - half. 10Km. 5Km and family work and every participants received souvenirs.
Many important figures including an acting chairperson as well as members of executive committee of Democratic United Party. members of the Naitonal Assembly. chairpersons of Labour-Management Foundation and Tripartite Commission joined together to celebrate the day.