CJ Group upgrades part-timersCJ Group announced yesterday it will provide full-time benefits to 15,271 part-time employees of its service sector affiliates CJ Foodville, CJ CGV and CJ Olive Young.
The company will switch the part-time employees to quality part-time status with unlimited-length contracts.
It will provide the four basic types of insurance, a stipend for unused leave, and statutory and severance pay based on the level for regular employees.
It is the first response by a large corporation to the government’s road map for achieving 70 percent employment that was released on June 4.
The company said it hopes to be a leader in the growth of part-time regular employment.
CJ Group will also expand its scholarship program, which it has been providing to top employees, and pay the interest on college loans of student part-timers who work more than six months.
The company has also introduced a regular training system for career development, including selecting some of the part.
CJ Group expects that through the policy, many part-timers will grow into management positions.
BY KIM JUNG-YOON [firstname.lastname@example.org]