Young Koreans are having a difficult time finding a job, according to a survey by the Economic, Social & Labor Council.
While the number of jobs in the public sector increased by over 6 percent in 2019, the number of jobs in the private sector increased only 2 percent.
In the pandemic-hit job market, job losses are not the only issue — more Koreans are now barely making ends meet as part-time workers.
Hiring will remain weak through the first quarter of next year, according to a report by the Ministry of Employment and Labor.
First it was the artists. Soon it will be the freelancers and the salesmen. And finally the self-employed. The weary workers in these lonely trades are getting employment insurance.
Logistics companies and their contractors have been fined for safety violations by the Ministry of Employment and Labor.
Coupang generated the third-largest number of jobs in Korea in the third quarter after Samsung Electronics and Hyundai Motor, according to data provided by the National Pension Service and industry tracker CEO Score.
People walk into the advisory center for emergency employment relief grants at the Korea Employment Information Service in Jung District, central Seoul, on Monday.
Eastar Jet’s pilot union on Tuesday requested the cash-strapped airline file for court receivership and withdraw its plan to lay off more than 600 employees.
Korea's Labor Ministry has published guidelines defining "remote work" and how exactly companies should manage employees working from home.