The ruling Democratic Party (DP) bulldozed the ratification of three key conventions of the International Labor Organization (ILO) through a major committee on Monday, paving the way for a mass expansion of worker unionization in Korea.
Young Koreans are having a difficult time finding a job, according to a survey by the Economic, Social & Labor Council.
A lack of labor flexibility, continued industrial action and annual wage negotiations remain major challenges to doing business in Korea and attracting foreign investment, the chief of GM Korea said Thursday.
Taro Kono, the Japanese minister for administrative and regulatory reform, said that in the post-coronavirus era, South Korea, Japan and the United States “need to become important partners” in areas such as security assurances.
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries appealed a Daejeon court's order to seize its assets in Korea to compensate victims of Japan's wartime forced labor immediately after the legal procedure to enable the liquidation process took effect last week.
A Daejeon court Tuesday finished serving notice on Mitsubishi Heavy Industries that its assets in Korea would be seized to compensate wartime forced labor victims.
To address mushrooming problems with delivery services, especially overwork and injuries to drivers, companies will have to start registering with the government.
The government has decided to relax regulations on migrant workers returning to Korea who may have been abused by their former employers
The government will distribute 500,000 won to in-home caregivers and after-school activity teachers in the first half of next year to help them during the Covid-19 pandemic. Around 90,000 people will get the payments.
Business groups lined up to trash a series of amendments pushed through by the Democratic Party (DP) Thursday, issuing statements of outrage as the ruling majority took aim at corporate Korea for the second time in as many days.