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Seoul to Help Out “Emotional Labor” Workers to Prevent Human Rights Abuse

Seoul to Help Out “Emotional Labor” Workers to Prevent Human Rights Abuse

SEOUL, July 10 (Korea Bizwire) – Employees in emotional labor sectors like big-box retailers or department stores are critically exposed to human rights abuses such as rude talks, abusive words and blatant ignorance by the customers, according to a local survey. Meanwhile, the employers in the sectors tend to add much insult to the injury [...]

Seoul Is “on Sale” during July to Catch Eyes of Foreign Visitors

Seoul Is “on Sale” during July to Catch Eyes of Foreign Visitors

SEOUL, July 2 (Korea Bizwire) – During the whole month of July, Seoul will be the heaven for foreign shoppers: The Seoul Metropolitan City government is staging a “Seoul Summer Sale 2014” event in tandem with the upcoming summer holiday season. From July 1 through 31, roughly 1,200 shops in the city including department stores, duty [...]