According to the South Korean Ministry of Health, Welfare and Disease Control, at least 29 people have died due to heatstroke in South Korea.

The WFTU expresses its sincere condolences to the families and friends of the of the dead people. Unfortunately, whether it is a heat-wave or any other natural disaster, always the workers, the ordinary people, are unprotected, suffer and pay with their lives the lack of safety measures.

The World Federation of Trade Union firmly struggles for the ensuring of the protection of the workers and the popular strata in all aspect of their life and call the workers to strengthen the class-oriented trade union movement in this direction.

The Secretariat

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World Federation of Trade Unions