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South Korea's New President Moon Jae-In's Campaign Promises On Labor Issues What Changes Should You Prepare For?
Newly-elected president Moon Jae-In's administration has officially begun on May 10, 2017. President Moon, a liberal who favors labor-friendly policies (and a more open policy toward North Korea)...
South Korea
18 May 2017
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Supreme Court Upholds Refusal To Grant Employee Status To Dairy-Product Salesperson
On August 24, 2016, the Supreme Court upheld a lower-court decision which found that an independent salesperson who sold and delivered dairy products for Korea Yakult Corporation...
South Korea
27 Feb 2017
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Imprisonment Of Former CEO For Unfair Labor Practices
In July 2016, the Daejeon District Court sentenced a former CEO, who was charged with unfair labor practices, to 10 months' imprisonment and ordered him arrested immediately...
South Korea
27 Feb 2017
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Seoul Administrative Court Upholds Performance Improvement Plan For Extremely Low Performers And Consequent Dismissal
In July 2016, the Seoul Administrative Court accepted the Labor Relations Commission's determination that the dismissal of an employee who had continuously shown poor performance was justified.
South Korea
27 Feb 2017
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Court Finds Wage Discrimination Against Fixed-Term Employees Converted To Indefinite-Term With Inferior Benefits
In June 2016, the Seoul Southern District Court ruled in favor of 97 former fixed-term contract employees of a broadcasting company who had been converted to indefinite-term employees.
South Korea
16 Feb 2017
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Supreme Court Approves Industrial Union Branch Breakaway
In February 2016, the Supreme Court set aside a lower-court decision that had overturned the conversion of a branch of an industrial union into an independent enterprise union
South Korea
16 Feb 2017
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Implementation Of Performance-Based Pay In The Public Sector
The government announced guidelines in 2016 pushing for broader implementation of performance-based pay in the public sphere.
South Korea
15 Feb 2017
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Government's Publication Of Twin Labor-Reform Guidelines
Labor organizations have expressed strong opposition to both sets of guidelines, accusing the government of simply trying to make it easier and more convenient to dismiss employees.
South Korea
15 Feb 2017
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Reduced Working Hours For Pregnant Employees
Furthering the Korean government's policy response to an aging society and low birthrate, the 2014 amendment to the Labor Standards Act permitting pregnant employees at critical points in their pregnancy . . .
South Korea
27 Jan 2017
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Wage Peak And Poor Performer HRM –MOEL's Discussion Draft
On December 30, 2015, the Ministry of Employment and Labor (MOEL) issued a discussion draft of guidance on two highly controversial current issues in Korean employment law.
South Korea
27 Jan 2017
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The Seoul Administrative Court Has Upheld An Award Of Punitive Damages Against Both A Worker-Dispatch Agency And The Company Using The Workers
For the first time, a Korean court has approved the imposition of punitive-damages against both a worker-dispatch agency and the company using the dispatched workers, for discrimination prohibited under the DWPA.
South Korea
24 Jan 2017
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The Seoul Administrative Court Has Upheld An Award Of Punitive Damages Against Both A Worker-Dispatch Agency And The Company Using The Workers
Under the DWPA, both a worker-dispatch agency and the company using its workers are prohibited from subjecting the dispatched workers to discriminatory treatment.
South Korea
18 Jan 2017
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Amendments To Laws Relating To Employee Inventions (Invention Promotion Act, Income Tax Act)
On August 18, 2016, the government preliminarily announced its amendments to the Invention Promotion Act.
South Korea
18 Jan 2017
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