People wait in line to apply for unemployment allowances at an employment center in Nowon District, northern Seoul, on Monday. The Covid-19 pandemic has led to the loss of many jobs.
About 930,000 special-type workers with no access to unemployment benefits ? door-to-door workers, freelancers and the self-employed ? will be receiving a three-month special allowance.These workers will receive a total of 1.5 million won.