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Companies Ignoring Basic Workers’ Rights as Virus Outbreak Spreads

Companies Ignoring Basic Workers’ Rights as Virus Outbreak Spreads

SEOUL, March 17 (Korea Bizwire) — The spread of the new coronavirus has made things difficult for companies, leading to a growing number of employees suffering from labor code violations such as forced annual leave, unpaid leave, layoffs and pay cuts. According to an analysis of 911 reported cases, which civic group Workplace Gapjil 119 [...]

Coronavirus Outbreak Offers Welcome Reprieve from Work Gatherings

Coronavirus Outbreak Offers Welcome Reprieve from Work Gatherings

SEOUL, March 13 (Korea Bizwire) — With the outbreak of the novel coronavirus ongoing, it is being recommended that people eat meals while distancing themselves from others at work and at home. In particular, social gatherings such as office get-togethers have all but disappeared. Some office workers are welcoming the new trend, taking advantage of [...]