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Compliance Check: South Korea – New Laws On Workplace Harassment
New provisions regulating workplace harassment and bullying set out in South Korea's amended Labour Standards Act (the "LSA") were recently implemented on 16 July 2019.
South Korea
5 Aug 2019
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South Korea's Bi-Annual ‘Simplified Statement On Wage And Salary Income Payment' Adds To Payroll Workload
Wage subsidy is calculated based on total household income and not just the individual and paid by the NTS.
South Korea
26 Jun 2019
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Doing Business In Korea: What You And Your Client Need To Know
Approximately 16,000 foreign companies are doing business in Korea in various industries including finance, technology ...
South Korea
12 Apr 2019
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Korean National Assembly Addresses Workplace Bullying And Harassment Through Two New Measures
On December 27, 2018 the Korean National Assembly addressed workplace bullying and harassment in partial amendments to the Labor Standards Act (the "LSA") and the Industrial Accident Compensation
South Korea
14 Jan 2019
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New Changes Over Labour Standards Act
Companies should learn about these changes to adjust their human resource policies accordingly.
South Korea
31 Jul 2018
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Changes To The Labor Standards Act: Korean National Assembly Passes New Bill To Curb Working Hours
On February 28, 2018, the National Assembly of Korea passed legislative amendments designed to reform the Labor Standards Act. We have summarized the notable changes below...
South Korea
25 May 2018
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Promised Changes To South Korean Labour Law
If he implements his campaign promises, the election last month of President Moon Jae-In will lead to some significant labour law changes in South Korea.
South Korea
12 Jun 2017
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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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Expected Labour Law Changes In Korea
From January 1, 2017, the new retirement age will also apply to small companies with less than 300 employees.
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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