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Over 30,000 Public Institution Employees Work from Home in Q1

Over 30,000 Public Institution Employees Work from Home in Q1

SEOUL, June 4 (Korea Bizwire) — More than 30,000 employees at South Korea’s state-run institutions worked from home in the first quarter of the year due to the novel coronavirus outbreak, government data showed Thursday. A total of 31,148 workers at 363 state firms and other public institutions telecommuted in the January-March period, according to [...]

Seoul Reopens Public Institutions, Prepares to Allow Spectators at Baseball Games

Seoul Reopens Public Institutions, Prepares to Allow Spectators at Baseball Games

SEOUL, May 6 (Korea Bizwire) — Seoul’s public cultural institutions, including museums, art galleries and libraries, resumed normal operations Wednesday in line with the government’s relaxed social distancing measures amid a slowing rate of coronavirus contagion. In a briefing, the city announced that the opening of such institutions will take place gradually from Wednesday by [...]

60 Percent of Public Institutions Have Adopted Salary Peak System

60 Percent of Public Institutions Have Adopted Salary Peak System

SEOUL, Oct. 22 (Korea Bizwire) – The proportion of public institutions that have adopted the government’s salary peak system initiative to create more jobs for young people now exceeds 60 percent. The government sent a warning message to unions at public organizations that are asking for a retirement age extension without adopting the salary peak [...]