“Ordinary Wages” Under Korean Labor Law Clarified by the Supreme Court: “Regular, Uniform & Flat” Definition

The definition of “ordinary wage” has been clarified by the Korean Supreme Court in two decisions handed down on December 18, 2013. The cases will have a significant impact on Korean Labor & Employment Law and will, likely, lead to additional litigation. The calculation for an Ordinary Wage is utilized to calculate statutory entitlements and, thus, has an impact on the aggregate amount of contributions necessary to be paid to an employee. The issue is one of the most significant

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