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The International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) has sent a request for urgent intervention to ILO Director General Guy Ryder.
Regardless as to whether the constitution could be so interpreted, the ILO’s Committee on Freedom of Association has made it clear in this case, as well as with the case of the Korean Teachers' Union, that the fact that a union is constitutionally authorised to include dismissed workers as members is not a legitimate reason to reject the union’s registration.
PSI will continue to support the KGEU in its struggle. Further solidarity actions are being prepared and will be announced shortly.