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Delivery Workers Retract Plan to Suspend Parcel Sorting amid Gov’t Support Pledge

Delivery Workers Retract Plan to Suspend Parcel Sorting amid Gov’t Support Pledge

SEOUL, Sept. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — Some 4,000 parcel delivery workers backtracked from a plan to stop sorting parcels in protest of heavy workloads ahead of the Chuseok holiday, a civic advocacy group said Friday. The civic task force working for the rights of delivery workers and associated with the progressive Korean Confederation of Trade [...]

Parcel Delivery Workers Threaten to Refuse to Sort Parcels in Protest of Overwork

Parcel Delivery Workers Threaten to Refuse to Sort Parcels in Protest of Overwork

SEOUL, Sept. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — Some 4,000 parcel delivery workers will refuse to sort parcels in protest of heavy workloads ahead of the Chuseok holiday, a civic advocacy group said Thursday. The civic task force working for the rights of delivery workers and associated with the progressive Korean Confederation of Trade Unions (KCTU) said [...]

Parcel Delivery Workers Overworked and Underpaid

Parcel Delivery Workers Overworked and Underpaid

SEOUL, Sept. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — Parcel delivery workers suffer chronically from overwork and low wages, civic activists and politicians said Thursday, calling for countermeasures to enhance their health and welfare particularly ahead of the upcoming Chuseok holiday. The Euljiro Committee under the ruling Democratic Party, dedicated to the rights of the weak, and civic [...]

Growth in Online Shopping Puts Spotlight on Delivery Industry

Growth in Online Shopping Puts Spotlight on Delivery Industry

SEOUL, Feb. 19 (Korea Bizwire) – The rapid growth of online shopping has led to a significant increase in consumer interest in the parcel delivery service industry. Global Big Data Research, a South Korean big data analysis company, analyzed the amount of online information such as news and social media posts for the period between [...]