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Paternity Leave Increasingly Popular Among Civil Servants

Paternity Leave Increasingly Popular Among Civil Servants

SEOUL, Jun. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — Childcare leave is no longer the exclusive domain of female public servants, with paternity leave among fathers working in the public sector on the rise. According to recent statistics, over 20 percent of the central government workers who took childcare leave were fathers, with increases also noted for employees of [...]

Half of Working Moms Quit 1 Year After Taking Childcare Leave: Survey

Half of Working Moms Quit 1 Year After Taking Childcare Leave: Survey

SEOUL, March 17 (Korea Bizwire) – Nearly half of South Korea’s working moms quit their jobs within a year of taking childcare leave, a report said Friday.  The high proportion of early retirement by women is attributed to discrimination at the workplace and long work hours, the report by the Korea Institute for Health and [...]