courier drivers, who have been in charge of sorting and delivering goods so far, have agreed not to participate in the early morning sorting from next Monday.
It is not possible to continue the sorting process that takes longer than usual for three or four hours after Corona 19 at no wages.
The government even encouraged people to convey their hearts with gifts instead of looking at their faces this Chuseok, but before the Chuseok holiday, the delivery of couriers took an emergency.
Reporter Park Ha-jeong reports.
a result of voting for union members from the 14th to yesterday (16th) from the 14th to the 16th, it has decided to stop sorting before delivery from the 21st.
According to the union, more than 95% of the votes agreed to stop the sorting process.
In this year alone, 7 courier workers were overworked, and the labor union cited the unpaid sorting work as the cause.
The courier drivers have to go to the distribution center from early morning to sort out the quantity by dong, but there are no separate wages and they have to work late into the night to finish the delivery after the sorting process is finished.
[Kang Gyu-hyuk/Courier Workers' Overworked Countermeasure Committee co-representative (last 14 days): (morning) I go to work at 7 o'clock and 8 o'clock and are put into sorting work for 3 hours, 4 hours, 5 hours, 6 hours.
(As for the Chuseok holiday), the first is the desperate appeal for a slight reduction in the 70-hour working hours.] In
particular, the delivery volume is expected to increase by more than 30% from last year on this Chuseok holiday.
The union said that the management should add additional manpower even temporarily before the holiday season, and announced at a press conference today that it would announce the suspension of the classification process and reveal specific requests.
The Ministry of Land, Transport and Maritime Affairs also requested the courier industry to recruit personnel for delivery and sorting on the 10th, but no clear countermeasures have been made yet.