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No. of Ranking Female Public Servants at Central Gov’t Tops 100 Last Year

No. of Ranking Female Public Servants at Central Gov’t Tops 100 Last Year

SEOUL, Oct. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — The number of high-ranking female public servants in central government agencies surpassed 100 for the first time last year, government data showed Wednesday. The number of women in senior government roles reached 102 last year, accounting for 6.7 percent of the total ranking central government officials, according to the [...]

Public Servants to Work Fewer Hours While Pregnant

Public Servants to Work Fewer Hours While Pregnant

SEOUL, Feb. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — Under an amendment to current labor laws, going forward public servants in South Korea will be permitted to work fewer hours while pregnant. According to a proposal unveiled by the Ministry of Personnel Management on Wednesday, female public servants will work two hours less during pregnancy, while those with children [...]

Number of Public Servants Disciplined for DUI Almost Doubled Last Year

Number of Public Servants Disciplined for DUI Almost Doubled Last Year

SEOUL, Aug. 29 (Korea Bizwire) – The number of public servants disciplined for drunk driving nearly doubled to 1,175 last year from a year earlier, according to government data obtained by a ruling party lawmaker. The Ministry of Personnel Management data showed that a total of 3,544 public servants received disciplinary punishment for drunk driving [...]