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NCSOFT Faces Bad Game Reviews, Plunging Share Price, and Now Sexual Harassment Case

NCSOFT Faces Bad Game Reviews, Plunging Share Price, and Now Sexual Harassment Case

SEOUL, Oct. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean video game giant NCSOFT Corp., stricken with criticism over newly released game and a plunging share price, is yet again facing a sexual harassment case. An anonymous whistleblower at the company posted on Blind, an anonymous community of employed workers, that “certain individuals notorious for committing sexual [...]

POSCO Employee’s Lung Cancer Attributed to Industrial Accident

POSCO Employee’s Lung Cancer Attributed to Industrial Accident

POHANG, March 18 (Korea Bizwire) — A POSCO employee diagnosed with lung cancer has been recognized as a victim of an industrial disaster, labor authorities said Wednesday, for the first time at the company. The state-run Korea Workers’ Compensation & Welfare Service sent a notification last Tuesday officially recognizing the employee who worked in the [...]

Kia Motors Contract Workers Win Lawsuit to Demand Regular Worker Status

Kia Motors Contract Workers Win Lawsuit to Demand Regular Worker Status

SEOUL, Sep. 28 (Korea Bizwire) – Following the contract workers of Hyundai Motor, those hired in the Kia Motors assembly plants have been recognized their status as regular workers by the court. The Seoul Central District Court ruled on September 25 in a class action suit raised by 499 Kia Motors contractual workers that 468 plaintiffs are eligible [...]