There are numerous Korean labor and employment laws that prohibit employers from discriminating against their employees in a Korean workplace. These Korean workplace discrimination laws are found in a myriad of Korean statutes and regulations. This article on Korea’s discrimination laws shall provide a quick guide as to where employers and employees can locate the basic requirements under law. The major pieces of legislation are the following: the Korean Labor Standards Act; the Korean Equal Employment Opportunity Act; the KoreanContinue reading
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Part-time Worker Annual Paid Leave Obligations under the Korean Labor Standards Act
Employers, in Korea, are in most cases required to grant annual paid leave to full-time and even part-time workers working in Korea-based companies. Exceptions to this Korean annual paid leave law exist for Korean workers that work, on average, less than 15 hours per week for these Korean-based companies. Article 18 of the Korean Labor Standards Act notes that: “(1) The terms and conditions of employment of part-time workers shall be determined on the basis of relative ration computed inContinue reading
Korean Employment Law & Labor Law amendments under Pres. Moon Administration
President Moon President Moon promised during his presidential campaign to make major changes to Korean Labor Law & Korean Employment Law . President Moon intends to make Korean Labor Law more protective and beneficial for workers. The major changes, in short, promised by the new administation are the following: Create 810,000 New Jobs via expanding Korea’s Public Sector President Moon has vowed to create over 340,000 new government social service jobs and over 140,000 new government jobs in public safetyContinue reading
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