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Apartment Security Guards Struggle to Find Dignity

Apartment Security Guards Struggle to Find Dignity

GWANGJU, Jan. 11 (Korea Bizwire) – Being employed as an apartment security guard is probably among the worst jobs to have in Korea, not because the work itself is particularly demanding, but because of the verbal, or sometimes even physical abuse that guards have to endure.  In a recent survey by Gwangju’s Contingent Workers Support [...]

Korean Air Revises Rules to Allow More Use of Force against In-Flight Violence

Korean Air Revises Rules to Allow More Use of Force against In-Flight Violence

SEOUL, Dec. 27 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea’s largest flag carrier Korean Air Lines Co. said Tuesday that it has instructed its flight attendants to more actively consider the use of force, including tasers, during cases of in-flight violence.  The move follows a widely publicized incident where a 35-year-old South Korean man went on a [...]

Korea to Prepare Strict Regulations to Prevent Violence against Medical Staff

Korea to Prepare Strict Regulations to Prevent Violence against Medical Staff

SEOUL, March 13 (Korea Bizwire) – As violence against medical staff increases in and outside of hospitals, the medical community has raised its voice to push for the legislation of rules reinforcing punishment against the crimes, in a move to prevent an escalation in these types of incidents. According to industry sources, there are two [...]