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95 pct of Working Mothers Have Thought of Quitting Work

95 pct of Working Mothers Have Thought of Quitting Work

SEOUL, Dec. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — More than 9 out of 10 so-called “working mothers” who work and raise kids at the same time have considered quitting their job. According to an online survey conducted by KB Financial Group, of 2,000 women with children younger than high-school age, 95 percent of working mothers have considered [...]

Supreme Court Rules Quitting a Job Because You Won’t Get Paid is the Same as Being Fired

Supreme Court Rules Quitting a Job Because You Won’t Get Paid is the Same as Being Fired

SEOUL, Nov. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — Employees sometimes quit their jobs on their own when their employers tell them to look elsewhere for reasons such as deteriorating business conditions. In this case, a South Korean court ruled that it should be seen as a “discharge,” not a “self-imposed resignation.” On Wednesday, the Supreme Court overturned [...]