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Overview of Labor Relations Commissions

A Labor Relations Commission (LRC) is an administrative body established in accordance with the Local Autonomy Act and Labor Union Act with the primary objective of stabilizing and normalizing collective employment relations, including settling disputes between labor unions and employers over working conditions or rules on union activities and assisting a labor union or its members in the event an employer has engaged in unfair labor practices. Commissions are made up of members representing three parties: public interests (public members), workers (labor members), and management (employer members).
Of course, when a dispute arises between labor and management, it is desirable that the parties in question voluntarily resolve the matter, each maintaining an equal footing.
However, talks between labor and management do not necessarily go smoothly and lead to a successful settlement. LRCs were established to act as an impartial third party to help resolve disputes in such cases, as well as to determine whether an employer has engaged in any illegal unfair labor practice, and if so, expeditiously assist the workers.

About Labor Relations Commissions